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Asus Launches First Xtreme Design Series Motherboard - P6TD Deluxe

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    ASUS today announced the Xtreme Design series motherboards featuring ground-breaking design innovations and offering the best in performance and reliability. The Xtreme Design series motherboards delivers exceptional overall system compatibility and enhanced reliability by proficiently managing and reliably controlling core processes operating in the PC. Drawing on two decades of engineering excellence, ASUS believes a genetically superior motherboard DNA will provide the winning formula to surpass current user expectations and industry benchmarks. ASUS leads the industry with designs that optimize overall performance and reliability of PC hardware. In the new Xtreme Design series motherboards, ASUS further raises the bar in motherboard designs for the ultimate in performance, reliability, and safe operations.

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    Xtreme Reliability for Extended Component Lifespan
    Xtreme Design features innovative Stack Cool3+ to enhance motherboard component longevity. It is a feature that was re-engineered from the original copper cooling innovation of the ASUS P5E64 WS motherboard. With the perfect cooperation with Xtreme Design, Stack Cool3+ effectively cools motherboards with an enhanced PCB layer to provide a stable and low operating temperature for optimized data transmissions. By substantially improving heat dissipation, the new series offers users exceptional reliability. This innovation builds on ASUS' pioneering achievement as the first adopter of innovative cooling technology—which transformed the way motherboards were designed.

    Xtreme Performance for Enhanced Power and Throughput
    For the ultimate experience in performance, Xtreme Design features Xtreme phase to ensure the most stable and optimized power delivery; and Turbo V for a real-time, dynamic processing boost. Both features allow motherboard enthusiasts to experience optimal power performance under various loading conditions as well as an overwhelming boost of up to 51% in processing throughput.

    Xtreme Safety Standards for Minimized Health Impact
    Unsurpassed safety standards are incorporated in the Xtreme Design series motherboards for safer operations. By passing stringent Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) testing that is 30% more rigorous than industry benchmarks; the new motherboards have exceptionally low EMI emissions. Together with a low Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and an I/O bracket called Q-Shield, these features help to significantly reduce any negative health impact and potential damage to components.

    Launching Soon: Xtreme Design Series Motherboards with Superior Performance
    ASUS will be launching a range of Xtreme Design series motherboards. Among them is the P6TD Deluxe, an enhanced version of the record-breaking, high-performance, X58-based P6T Deluxe motherboard. With an "Xtreme Design" DNA, the new series will appeal to the performance-demanding market and gain more fans by offering superior capabilities and exceptional reliability - traits that discerning users have come to expect from ASUS, the leading name in technology innovation.

    P6TD Deluxe Specification

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    Source: ASUS
     
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    lol 'enhanced pcb layer'
    So this is asus's way of competing with gigabytes UD3?
     
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    Man, this owns!
     
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    watch out, that 4x open ended slot above the main PCI-E 16x slot is XTREME.

    The picture of the board is XTREMELY SMALL too. :(
     
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    Hmmm . . . ASUS have been using the Stack Cool 3+ design for a long freakin time now . . .

    the whole purpose of it adds extra durability and strength to the board, creating a more rigid PCB, as well as helps to cool the board and it's components by wicking heat away from the front to the rear, stabalizing core components like the power phase setup, NSB and SSB

    It's typically only found on ASUS' upper-end boards though.

    Oh, and Stack Cool 3+ has been around longer than Giga's UD3, IIRC.
     
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    Well this say's a whole lot of nothing. What's ground-breaking about it? What new innovations? Why is it better? Asus just blowing their bugle again.
     
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    Hilarious, Keep on Milking the Same Design.
     
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    Everything is XTREME nowadys... can't they just name their product line like "Asus very good Design"?
     
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    Hehehe, ASUS hates being looked down on eh? They need to get their name out there with some fresh line of merchandise or they're just going to be stuck in Gigabyte's shadow.
     
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    TBH, Giga's more stuck in ASUS' shadow - they've been the primary leader in motherboards for well over a decade now, and for the most part, the "de facto" brand for elite OCers. They also cram more features onto their boards than most other manufacturer's do.

    Let's not forget, either, that quite a few times voer the last few years, Giga has been starting a whole bunch of squabbling to gain themselves some attention.


    But, I will give you the fact that ASUS' boards are starting to get stale.
     
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    Wow, if this design is so "extreme" then why the hell have they placed the pci-e slots such that you can't have 3 dual slot graphics cards in tri-fire/sli. All they needed to do was swap the lower pci slot with the white pci-e slot and it would have done it.

    Just looks like they're trying to re-launch the P6T under an "xtreme-mega-awesome" brand with a couple of minor tweaks. :shadedshu
     
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    TBH for the regular poweruser/overclocker the P6T-SE is absolutely fine, it will run a 200 BLCK allowing for 4GHz on an i7-920 provided that the CPU and cooling system is upto it. Where the Deluxe variant shines is for quad graphics, the spacing is ideal for a pair of 4870x2 or GTX295s. If you need 3xSLi get the P6TD Vanilla when it comes out.
     
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    I look again and again through the specs and can't see what makes this board deserve the Xtreme tag. This is just old stuff packaged together with some new tag. That's disappointing coming from Asus, I expect a little more from them.
     
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    So its the same motherboard, but now with the word Xtreme which will magically make it better? :rolleyes:.

    Stack cool has been used for ages guys, but its not the UD3 2x the copper thingy.
     
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    attention to detail is not there with asus because they release so god damn many of them, they maybe the biggest Board maker but their attention span is lower than a Childs.

     
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    Kinda cool to see them do the same "Our boards are ULTRA DURABLE, err XTREME DESIGN" marketing thing. I guess it works for gigabyte because think they're better than all other brands sometimes.
     
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    Will it shatter the BCLK wall, will it unlock my 920's multi, will it come with no turbo throttling.

    Probably none of the above. But with genetically superior DNA, and exceptionally low EMI and ESD, ultimate in performance and reliability, and labeled Extreme, how could I not buy one. I'm shaking with anticipation.
     
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    lol the "News" was so confusing i was thinking either the picture is wrong or it was just a huge pat on the back to ASUS from ....ASUS :roll::roll:
     
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    Asus should concentrate less on making their boards "xtreme" and more on fixing their shitty mobo layouts, as human_error mentioned. I can only conclude that their board designer must be some sort of diseased monkey, because no-one who wants a tri-SLI setup would even look at that board.

    Here's an idea, Asus guys: instead of putting on massive heatsinks that do nothing more than look good, or adding a second LAN port that no one uses, maybe you should try designing the board so that people won't go "WTF" when they look at it.
     
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    but basically you can get a DOA one right ? "Xtreme" DOA :))
     
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    Ah, but don't forget that with such an XTREME motherboard surely they owner would have XTREMELY WATER COOLED GRAPHICS CARDS!!

    I do like the idea of adding an extra layer for strength, since air coolers nowadays are getting obese...
     
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    Well that Massive heatsink would be useful i n a BTX case. As for the second lan port is also good for trouble shooting if you have internet issue's.
     
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    second lan port doesnt do squat for troubleshooting - the problem is never to do with the lan port, its always the router/network/ISP
     
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