Published on 25th January 2008 by
Originally Posted by FaSMaNThe things that I experience the most is fsb holes(some fsb setting ranges just dont post,even though there low enough and stable on the same processor on a different board),and the fact that with some brands of memory you cant have more than 2x 1gb matched paires simply becouse if you had more it causes instability and wont allow you to overclock,or simply wont post :( .
But I have to admit Im a bit baised against the striker extreme 1 simply becouse my first striker lasted less than a day and afterwards failed to post,had to wait two weeks for a replacment,and went trough 3 different ram manufacturers to get the correct ram for the board,ended up with kingston(osz and cursor,arent easily accisible in south africa)
I guess the board isnt that bad if you have the correct setup....
Originally Posted by mrb_no1I couldnt afford the striker at my time of upgrade, so i got the p5n32-e sli, and am happy with it, overclocked nicely after the first board i received failed to post after its first boot, but this new striker does nothing to make me want to upgrade to it, strikes me as a space filler to use the 780i that might appeal to alienware and such for offering the 'most extreme' systems to date...i'd imagine it to be a relatively cheap design move for asus too, so win win for them. There's my 10 C's worth.
Oh Rich, you mentioned new chipsets coming out, i like to think i follow things on bit-tech news but i must have missed something, what are we expecting, from whom and when might we be expecting it? :) cheers
just be wary of what's coming out in the next few months: you won't be waiting another year for a chipset update like before.
Originally Posted by TrinityfitnessYou said That you can't use water cooling with the Striker II
Why is that ?
I am thinking of getting this MOBO
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