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Old June 3, 2013, 03:03 PM
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No. The marketing shenanigans will continue.
Pretty much, a lot of people will go for the high end (by high end I mean high price) "gaming series" motherboards, like ASUS ROG series. Honestly the ROG series only offers like what 2-3 features? Compare to their Deluxe motherboards. Sub Zero sensors... who goes sub zero? VGA Hotwiring, ok maybe they're some who want to solder their video cards or something so that's ok.

Those two for a 100-200$ difference? No thanks I'll stick with my "mainstream" motherboard...
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Old June 3, 2013, 04:34 PM
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Pretty much, a lot of people will go for the high end (by high end I mean high price) "gaming series" motherboards, like ASUS ROG series. Honestly the ROG series only offers like what 2-3 features? Compare to their Deluxe motherboards. Sub Zero sensors... who goes sub zero? VGA Hotwiring, ok maybe they're some who want to solder their video cards or something so that's ok.

Those two for a 100-200$ difference? No thanks I'll stick with my "mainstream" motherboard...
.....but the ROG Boards just look wayyy cooler
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Old June 3, 2013, 04:45 PM
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I bet you will be able to overclock a 4770k at 4.8 ghz with a 150$ mobo.
I believe it. But it's not limited to Haswell platforms.

I got my Ivy 3570K up to 4.75 stable on a $120 MSI Z77 board.

My 1055T is currently at 3.8 on an M5A97 - that's a $100 board!

You don't need ultra high end kit to squeeze the potential out of a chip.
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.....but the ROG Boards just look wayyy cooler
Haha true to bad you can't just spray paint it.
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Old June 3, 2013, 05:36 PM
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.....but the ROG Boards just look wayyy cooler
Not really. They have pretty much looked exactly the same for 5 years now.
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Not really. They have pretty much looked exactly the same for 5 years now.
You know what fecisious means ? ;)
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You know what fecisious means ? ;)
* Facetious
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Facificious....fasishus....facsious.....sarcastic ;)
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