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ASUS Launches Striker II Extreme Motherboard

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Catering to gamers who want the ultimate in overclocking and gaming platforms, ASUS has released the ROG Striker II Extreme series of motherboards. Supporting NVIDIA´s nForce 790i Ultra SLI chipset for exceptional overclocking speeds, this powerful series of motherboards is also equipped with innovative technologies for enhanced graphical and thermal performance, versatile overclocking options; as well as a vast array of features that include device protection – making it the overclocker and gamer´s first and best choice.

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Don't know how the prices are in the US/EU for this, but it's $490 in Canada:eek: The Striker II formula is $335 CAD for reference.

Edit: Well so far it looks like $480USD for the US. Way too much for a board, but I guess if your going DDR3/Tri-SLI, cost shouldn't be an issue, but Damn!
 
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Seen the reviews. Way better than the 780i. Time to go on board. ^^ hello 4.5ghz
 
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I see this board with a DUAL CORE CPU hitting a FSB of 600 & the QUADS FSB is around 525 :eek:

So anyone wanting a Q9450 with a 8 x multi should be able to hit a FSB of 1600 with no problems on air = 3.6GHz even 4.0GHz on this new quad should be easy with this board... But make sure you have your arm, leg, and rest of your body parts ready to be sold. Because this board is going to be around $450.00 to $500.00 in the US.. :eek:
 

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Chat InformationThank you for contacting Newegg. My name is Chloe. How may I assist you today?

D: Yes can I get an idea on when you are going to stock the Asus Striker II EXTREME nForce 790i?

Chloe: May I have the item number please?

D: it's not listed on newegg yet

D: it's the new 790i chipset

D: you have the EVGA and XFX in already

D: We are sorry that we are unable to know the availability of this item.

D: There is no ETA?

Chloe: Yes, we are unable to know the ETA of it since it is not listed on our website.
 

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LOL, ah the good ol' bots at their finest, not willing to go that extra mile to find out for you - its not in their script.
 
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Don't know how the prices are in the US/EU for this, but it's $490 in Canada:eek: The Striker II formula is $335 CAD for reference.

Edit: Well so far it looks like $480USD for the US. Way too much for a board, but I guess if your going DDR3/Tri-SLI, cost shouldn't be an issue, but Damn!
Give it a couple of weeks, and the price should drop below $400. I don't expect this board to end up being any more than $350. Hell, I paid $330 for my P5E3 Deluxe board, and ASUS typically doesn't get over $350.

But, it's an ASUS - you pay premium for their boards . . . but you get what you pay for. Excellent OCability, stable, cool running . . .
 
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Chat InformationThank you for contacting Newegg. My name is Chloe. How may I assist you today?

D: Yes can I get an idea on when you are going to stock the Asus Striker II EXTREME nForce 790i?

Chloe: May I have the item number please?

D: it's not listed on newegg yet

D: it's the new 790i chipset

D: you have the EVGA and XFX in already

D: We are sorry that we are unable to know the availability of this item.

D: There is no ETA?

Chloe: Yes, we are unable to know the ETA of it since it is not listed on our website.
Good thing I kno someone inside Asus itself.. hehe ;).
 
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