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ASUS Launches ROG Blitz Extreme Motherboard

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In order to cater to increasing demands of gaming enthusiasts for an outstanding gaming performance motherboard, ASUS has today released the brand new ROG Blitz Extreme motherboard. State-of-the-art technologies like Crosslinx overcome bottlenecks in performance while the revolutionary Fusion Block System allows the Blitz Extreme to operate at cooler temperatures. All these advantages add up to provide gamers with a better gaming and overclocking experience.

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no AMD?

whats w/ the audio?
 
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I like the integrated WC
 

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no AMD?

whats w/ the audio?
Asus always take the standard Intel HD audio chip and package it on a separate card to make you think it's superior and to save space. ;) Well, with their top of the range mainboards anyway.
 

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Is this site Sponsored by ASUS?

I read news from this site regularly. But not every article or post & review, and i have this feeling that these sites are ASUS friendly...

(not that i have something against asus):toast:
 
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I say what the consumer does, as I am the consumer.

democracy my ass.
 

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I say what the consumer does, as I am the consumer.

democracy my ass.
Consumer = customer sans brain and sans choice.

The ideal consumer doesn't choose, it consumes idly and indiscriminately. They're the product of producerism.
 
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Well isn't that nice.
 

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Crosslinx Technology Enables Full Graphics Potential
Built for extreme gaming, the ROG Blitz Extreme motherboard provides excellent graphical support with multiple GPU support – the standard for power gaming users. Traditional Intel P35 motherboards can only support PCIe x16 and x4 lanes – limiting performance outputs. The ROG Blitz Extreme on the other hand, is able to utilize ASUS’s exclusive Crosslinx technology that features a dedicated graphics controller to optimizes PCIe allocation with dual x8 lanes. This enhanced dual x8 graphics resolves bottlenecks in performance and exceeds x16 and x4 solutions – providing higher frame rates for better gaming experiences.
i reading this right it wont even be able to use dual 8x00 series cards :p thats a waste of money
 
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:wtf: How is x8 faster than x16?

Can someone explain this technology for me?
 

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:wtf: How is x8 faster than x16?

Can someone explain this technology for me?
You'll have to wait for the BS to English translators over at anandtech or similar :p
 
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lol
 

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While I think this board is kick ass, one thing concerns me verily. Well two things: no dual 16X support, I mean, come on Intel, even AMD has a dual 16x mobo out there. 2) no AMD type boards. Granted, Intel is now in the lead, however, Id still like to see something like this for the AMD crowd.
 

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:wtf: How is x8 faster than x16?

Can someone explain this technology for me?
most intel chipsets only have 20 lanes on the northbridge. On most boards, these lanes are split, so that the first pcie slot has the full 16 lanes, leaving only 4x lanes left on the other one. While this will work with multi-gpu setups, the 4x bottom slow severely limits bandwidth. So instead of doing it this way, they split them 8x/8x, and leave a few lanes left over for other pcie 1x slots or something. 8x lanes is more than enough for most graphics cards.
 
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They said this board is for extreme gaming enthusiasts. Nobody in that class of customer would be using an AMD cpu, just intel core 2 duos.
4M L2 cache yeah!
 

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i mean its flashy, but it doesnt look like something i would buy. i dont like asus's heatsinks on this board. i dont like how the setup on the sound hookup (to big)... not saying its not a good worthy board, just dont like it.
 

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this one is shiny and new