Which motherboard should i buy?
I'm working on building a new desktop PC and i'm trying to decide between the cheaper
ASUS LGA2011-v3 5-Way Optimization SafeSlot ATX Motherboard ROG STRIX X99 GAMING
ASUS ROG Rampage V Extreme
i'm not currently focusing on overclocking but i don't want to lock myself out of it and am trying to build a computer that will last without changes as long as possible and if i do need to make hardware upgrades have a mobo that will support it as long as possible.
They both have features i need and features i don't, my chip set is a large part of the reason i'm in this price range, i guess the real question would be, is it worth the extra $55 for the ROG
Worth the extra 55 to upgrade from* the ROG
- HerfotLv 63 years agoFavorite Answer
Unless you are going to be loading the up with hard drives, PCI-e cards and external devices. Either one is a waste of money. They are loaded with connectors if you have no need for them it's just a waste. Anyways the ASUS ROG Rampage V is more loaded. So it is the better one.
The ASUS X99-DELUXE II is a better value for the money. As it has all the other connectors. Plus it adds Thunderbolt 3 support.
Personally unless you have an actual need for all those connectors. I would look at a much saner GA-X99P-SLI. It also has Thunderbolt 3 support. It has a bunch of PCI-e x16 slots, M.2, SATA Express (a dead standard outside of enterprise), 8 RAM slots, RAID support, USB 3.1, &c. Take the money saved for the next step up in CPU, SSD or GPU. Perhaps put it in an awesome audio card and/or a 280mm/360mm water cooler.
- n/aLv 73 years ago
Do either one have features you want or need?