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asus P5Q-E over P5Q PRO?

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September 21, 2008 7:03:37 PM

any ideas to swtich to a P5Q-E or a P5Q PRO???whats the best from these two mobos?????????? :D 

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September 22, 2008 3:31:08 AM

-E has slightly better cooling (more copper) 2nd NIC port, eSATA, adds PCI-e 4x instead of singles. -E also supports 16gb RAM, which the Pro doesnt support offically.
September 22, 2008 7:23:59 PM

what if your going with crossfire mode??the sata ports far away from the vga slots in the P5Q pro right??btw....these boards come with heating issues???
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September 22, 2008 7:24:31 PM

as in "over heating issues"
September 22, 2008 7:27:34 PM

no boards have that unless u are OCing....

As far as CF the E has the Sata ports at the edge out of the way of the cards which works fine (Workstation has the Deluxe which worked w/ 2 9800GTX+s)
September 22, 2008 8:01:48 PM

but..something like 9800GTX+ will cover the ports right??im talking abt the red sata ports...not the yellow ones....anyways..think ill have to forget about nvidia vga's if its for the P5Q-E...(that 10.5 inch card is gonna completely cover those....)..using right angled sata cables will do the job or what??
September 22, 2008 9:11:03 PM

both boards should be fine. The P5Q-E's are turned so they dont face up and the Pros are towards the bottom which look clear of a dual slot cooler of a second card
September 23, 2008 2:43:54 PM

cool..thanks man..;)
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