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Old June 5, 2013, 10:54 AM
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Default ASUS announce first ever m-itx ROG Motherboard: Maximus VI Impact

Computex 2013: ASUS Unveils First Mini-ITX ROG Motherboard: The Z87 Maximus VI Impact | PC Perspective

With the growth in SFF Gaming, i see this as a smart, yet risky move.

What are your guys' thoughts on it?
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Old June 5, 2013, 11:03 AM
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I think a lot of people like LOOKING at micro ITX motherboards. Buying them? That's another matter. Plus, cases haven't quite caught up with the trend yet.
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Old June 5, 2013, 11:15 AM
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Brilliantly engineered but unfortunately the same old colour.
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I think a lot of people like LOOKING at micro ITX motherboards. Buying them? That's another matter. Plus, cases haven't quite caught up with the trend yet.

This.

I been wanting to go ITX for a long time sicne I'm a single gpu kinda guy but there is only one case which I really like and it's too rich for my blood. Hopefully in a year or so we will have a better selection of ITX cases available.

Super sexy board though.

... and I'm totally with you on that Lowfat. Red and Black theme is just simply played out.
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looks awesome, has a decent sound card supposedly, and has more good features as well. It makes me want to go and make an sff build asap. I would either use this or the EVGA Stinger if they fixed the problems from the z77 ver.

That being said, Im a man who loves his soundcards so Im more directed at microATX to ATX. If they had made a Mini DTX board with either a pci or pci-e and a pci-e 3.0 x16 slot then id be sold (only if the x16 was on the bottom)
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Old June 5, 2013, 11:46 AM
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Remember Please

This is M ITX

and swap out my Deluxe ??
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Old June 5, 2013, 12:11 PM
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That would look awesome in a HAF932...
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Pretty awesome board. I don't like that it only has 4 Sata3 ports instead of 6 like the chipset supports.
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Pretty awesome board. I don't like that it only has 4 Sata3 ports instead of 6 like the chipset supports.
there's an eSATA port, too, so that allows for a total of five.

and isntead of the sixth sata slot, you have the NGFF.M2 slot.

So really, you're not losing any functionality.
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That would look awesome in a HAF932...
And I thought my Maximus VI GENE-Z looked tiny in mine
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