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User Info: LiQuiDsWorDs56

LiQuiDsWorDs56
3 years ago#1
Before the 4930k came out I was looking at the asus rampage iv extreme but now the evga dark is out and looks promising. Thoughts?
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User Info: Snuckie7

Snuckie7
3 years ago#2
No get the RIVE. This coming from an EVGA X79 motherboard owner.
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LiQuiDsWorDs56
3 years ago#3
Snuckie7 posted...
No get the RIVE. This coming from an EVGA X79 motherboard owner.


Why is that?
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Snuckie7
3 years ago#4
Because EVGA's current motherboards suck, nothing more to it.

Also, http://rog.asus.com/261852013/rampage-motherboards/rampage-iv-black-edition-the-ultimate-lga2011-motherboard/

:O
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User Info: LiQuiDsWorDs56

LiQuiDsWorDs56
3 years ago#5
Now that is one nice looking motherboard. Whens the release date on it?
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User Info: Snuckie7

Snuckie7
3 years ago#6
End of October apparently.
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r0ge00
3 years ago#7
Snuckie7 posted...
http://rog.asus.com/261852013/rampage-motherboards/rampage-iv-black-edition-the-ultimate-lga2011-motherboard/


Fully expecting a $600-$700 price tag.

User Info: chrono625

chrono625
3 years ago#8
Gonna drop almost $1500 for features you probably won't use.

Just get a 4770k and a nice Gigabyte board and call it a day and save a thousand bucks.
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daemon_dan
3 years ago#9
Snuckie7 posted...
http://rog.asus.com/261852013/rampage-motherboards/rampage-iv-black-edition-the-ultimate-lga2011-motherboard/


Oh my goodness that is so sexy. Kinda wish I had this instead of my standard Rampage 4

chrono625 posted...
Gonna drop almost $1500 for features you probably won't use.

Just get a 4770k and a nice Gigabyte board and call it a day and save a thousand bucks.


Because all computers should ever be used for is gaming right? -rolls eyes-
Bekness is more amazing than any game ever <3

User Info: chrono625

chrono625
3 years ago#10
daemon_dan posted...
Snuckie7 posted...
http://rog.asus.com/261852013/rampage-motherboards/rampage-iv-black-edition-the-ultimate-lga2011-motherboard/


Oh my goodness that is so sexy. Kinda wish I had this instead of my standard Rampage 4

chrono625 posted...
Gonna drop almost $1500 for features you probably won't use.

Just get a 4770k and a nice Gigabyte board and call it a day and save a thousand bucks.


Because all computers should ever be used for is gaming right? -rolls eyes-


I only said this because I know for a fact he doesn't do heavy computing. Unless you are encoding a lot of crap on a daily basis it does not pay to get an extreme CPU.

If he wants to buy it based purely on aesthetics that is fine (silly IMO). But sometimes people don't realize you can get the performance you need and want for a fraction of the price.
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