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Why get the asus ws revolution mobo over the delux

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May 28, 2011 7:56:22 PM

im building a new system around and i7 2600k to upgrade from my older i7 system ive specked every thing out below however recently ive run into the question of whether i need the Asus P8P67 WS Revolution Mobo and weather i should just get the Asus P8P67 Deluxe save the $30 and get the extra graphics card now.

COOLER MASTER RC-692-KKN2 CM690 II Advanced Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive (will upgrade later to two)

ASUS ENGTX560 DCII OC/2DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card (will upgrade later to two or three)

CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B

ASUS P8P67 WS REVOLUTION LGA 1155 Intel P67 / NVIDIA NF200 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7

Corsair Force Series CSSD-F60GB2-BRKT 2.5" 60GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

(Note i will be doing some pretty heavy overclocking and gaming on this)

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May 28, 2011 11:27:26 PM

Either mobo should serve your purpose. Unless there are other factors involved I'd go with the Deluxe.

Now there are several caveats: the Rev has built in PCIE 16 X 16 (for two cards) and is the better mobo for multiple monitors. The Rev also has the dual LAN for increases in internet bandwidth.

The Deluxe has bluetooth built in.

If you're SLIing several monitors the video bandwidth may make a difference. But if you don't intend to go to a multiple monitor system then the Deluxe is just as good.

It's your choice, both are quality mobos. Now go out there and build.
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June 8, 2011 2:36:41 AM

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June 8, 2011 2:39:10 AM

thanks i guess ill be getting the ws revolution since sli is somthing ill be using but just so im sure whats the outlook on crossfire for the two mobos
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June 8, 2011 6:33:30 AM

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