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Asus Maximus Formula

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yeah it works just fine..
i`ve flashed my maximus with the 0219 RF bios and it`s sweet so far...
 
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I'll stick with my Asus P5K premuim wifi black pearl edition. I had the Abit IP35pro but found the speeds with this new one quicker, even though the Abit comes in slightly overclocked as stock standard. Think the only one I would consider there would be the DFI
 

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Next upgrade will defenetly be a DFI MB
but i would recomand you the
DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R ATX Intel Motherboard
 
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okay my Taxes came back but no maximus board to be found at a reasonable price does everyone agree a P5E can be flash to a rampage aswell?
 
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I would love to see Asus release a new bios for my Maximus. I hope they continue to support it.
 
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bro ebay that if you think thats a good cooler get this one ZEROtherm Nirvana NV120 120mm 2-ball UFO Bearing / Transparent CPU Cooler - Retail Paul turned me on to it or if you want the best ever the second one listed below Thermalright Ultra-120 EXTREME - for Intel Socket 775 or AMD AM2 Processors . They will both destroy a 9700 ( I mean a big difference in overclocking) .Thats 9700 is not much better than a Arctic cooler pro7. It was good in it's day and looks like a piece of art but it's day has passed. Please don't get insulted E you know your a Bud of mine and I wouldn't steer you wrong If your going for looks keep it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835887011

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/thulex.html
Lol, not insulted at all!:toast: I just really appreciate it's mounting mechanism, and it cools better than my Arctic cooler or Scythe infinity. ...and it's pretty.:D
 
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Maximus Formula wins. Have one on the way.
 
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I'm sticking with the 907 bios. If this thing burns out, you can bet I'm getting it warranteed, though I've had no problems, hence no reason to flash it to a Rampage.

*Btw congrats Trt! Perhaps we should start a Maximus/Rampage thread kinda like they got over at Xtremesystems?
 
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^^bios support for this mb will dry up Real soon [asus smucks] the Rampage is just starting.
there might be 2 mebe 3 more for the Formula but the Rampage should have at least 10 to come. should extend the life of this mb until intel puts out a proc with onboard mem control & then we'll all have to up grade
 

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The poll silly! Gigabyte boards are ugly.:p Plus, Maximus sounds way cooler than DQ6.;)
 

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The poll silly! Gigabyte boards are ugly.:p Plus, Maximus sounds way cooler than DQ6.;)
Ahhhhhh sorry, didnt realise you were an artist or a poet, I am an overclocker myself :p
 
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Ahhhhhh sorry, didnt realise you were an artist or a poet, I am an overclocker myself :p
Who cares about looks.... the formula is a great oclocker...
 

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Ahhhhhh sorry, didnt realise you were an artist or a poet, I am an overclocker myself :p
Actually, I am an artist.:p ... and an overclocker. You see the strife and toil we artists have to go through?! Life is unfair.:(
 
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Actually, I am an artist.:p ... and an overclocker. You see the strife and toil we artists have to go through?! Life is unfair.:(
is the maximus and rampage at all different and whats a good price on one.
 
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is the maximus and rampage at all different and whats a good price on one.
ppl used the rampage bios on the maximus and it worked
 
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Wins what? DQ6 FTW!!!!:rockout:
that board was about 10.00 more tatty and 259.00 is the most I ever payed for a motherboard lucky I have 2 P35 boards to sell.
 

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that board was about 10.00 more tatty and 259.00 is the most I ever payed for a motherboard lucky I have 2 P35 boards to sell.
and that would have been the best 10 bucks you ever spent :p
 
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and that would have been the best 10 bucks you ever spent :p
not sure this is gonna be any better than my P5kE, great board but it seems with the yorkfields it doesn't like more than 4.0ghz prime stable and I can tell the chips Ive had, 3 now, will do more. This chip will do 4.3ghz. It primes at 4.2 at near default but my reset button and Ide drives being to get touchy during boot up. This has happened on all 4 chips to different degrees. This board is a 8 phase power board, but the maximus has 3 phase memory. Which my board doesn't. I'm hoping that makes a difference .Plus when my Gigabyte comes back the upgrade will be near free after the sale. Basically trading 2 boards for one board.