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Old April 4, 2009, 07:41 PM
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Default Asus Rampage II GENE vs Asus P6T Deluxe V2..which one?

Hello again everyone, I am in a pickle here and would like some support :)
I am in debate whether to get the Rampage II or P6T Deluxe V2 motherboard. I like how the Rampage II is $60 cheaper and that it comes with SupremeFX
X-Fi 8-Ch HD audio. Any suggestions?
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Old April 4, 2009, 07:44 PM
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Keep in mind the rampage 2 extreme motherboard is longer width wise by 1" compared to standard ATX boards. That was what made me get the P6T deluxe instead. Check if it will fit in your case fine, as it's big.

Oops... shoulda looked it up before I posted. My mistake.

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Old April 4, 2009, 07:57 PM
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He's talking about R2 "Gene", the mATX version that just came out recently, not the flagship "Extreme" model.

Personally, if you don't need the smaller form-factor, I'd go with the P6TDel. More expansion slots, and stronger power circuits. The special sound is basically software, and definitely isn't going to be a substitute for a real sound card, X-Fi or otherwise.
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Old April 4, 2009, 08:29 PM
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actually... if you want to no the truth the rampage II extreme is basically a less stable p6t deluxe v1/v2 with some magic gaming fairy dust thrown in the mix... just my .02
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