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Originally Posted by tonyd223mSATA on the back of the board? interesting... Anyone using mSATA?
Originally Posted by CeiSaying that, I still haven't worked out whether Intel will be offering six-core CPUs on this socket? Or will I need to get the Haswell-E whenever that lands?
Originally Posted by forum_userI do feel as though Asus are conning the buyer by suggesting the additional card will enable Thunderbolt on PCs, and then failing to supply the bloody thing.
Cei, have you considered buying a base spec Mac Mini with a good processor, then upgrading the RAM and converting 1 HDD to 2x SSDs in raid, and adding a Thunderbolt display? I have just finished the same mission, and my little Mac Mini is now a Mac Daddy! :)
Originally Posted by KovoetLooking good but as above going to have to be a large increase in performance before I get rid of my 2700k and my max formula boards
Originally Posted by CeiThe entire point was screen sharing between my gaming rig and a Mac. I ended up keeping my 27" Apple display that runs on MiniDisplayPort, added an MDP KVM that works on video and USB, and bought a 15" rMBP. Arguably this way has worked out nicely, as I can change my PC GPU at whim (as long as it has DisplayPort), or even the whole rig, and maintain access to any Mac with MDP support. It's just frustrating that Asus couldn't be bothered to make a product available.
Originally Posted by r3loaded
Btw, is it just me or is Asus offering too much choice? I count at least 6 Z97 boards, 2 TUF boards and 6 RoG boards for a total of 14. It's gonna be hard to shop for a board, and that's before you start comparing with Asrock, Gigabyte and MSI.
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