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post #41 of 48
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I like just "upgraded" from 1366! This board must be made for 1155 as well, I would like to test their ThunderBolt.

And does anyone know if Thunder Bolt can be purchased separately?

heard thunderbolt was gonna go separate like 1 month after the mobo cant find the link right now... was googling about it drunken.gif
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post #42 of 48
Jesus christ i love the look.
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Eh i wouldn't say that necessarily. The Crosshair IV Formula/Extreme. Is Very nice.
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SAY WHAAAAT ! My Crosshair IV Extreme is a total beast man @!

And ye this board is really sexy looking plus full of nice small features
Sorry, i should have clarified. I've only used their mainstream (not highend AMD) mobo's, and have had several failures from them in different areas. I have heard good things about the Crosshairs, I was just talking about the mainstream boards.
post #44 of 48
If i had money layin around doin nothing i'd be all over two of these!!!
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Damn that's a nice board
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post #46 of 48
I'd definitely get one if I could find out a reason for me to get X58. Looks nice, comes with a NIC/Sound card combo, and it's ASUS
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post #47 of 48
I REALLY like that.
 
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post #48 of 48
so the website rated it better than the assassin based on the thunderbolt card. First off there is no actual thunderbolt tech in the card. Its a name of the card. its there to take the audio and lan off the board, which is stupid IMO, the whole purpose of integrated lan and audio is that you don't take up PCI-E lanes from the IOH.

its a nice competitor to the G1 Assassin, kinda later though, weird too. Id rate it higher because its for overclocking as well, while the G1 Assassin isn't really built for OCing. Anyways Asus puts OCers into a sub-category of gamers, and GB separates them. It'll be interesting to see how the next generation boards will pan out, because these are test runs of concepts on a dieing platform. That way they can make just a few and see how they sell. Honestly i really like this G1 Assassin, the NIC/Audio on both boards is really cool none the less.
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