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Old 26-01-17, 06:17 PM
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Question ASUS Prime or Strix

Paired with a 7700k I'm unsure which to pick. On amazon there is about £5 difference in price with the Strix being more expensive. I only care about features and performance looks are irrelevant.

https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/PRIME-Z270-A/
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https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/RO...-Z270H-GAMING/

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Old 26-01-17, 06:31 PM
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Strix for me. In a review I read it overclocked with the lowest voltage required than any other board which results in better temps all around.
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It's really a toss-up. Look for fan-headers and see if they are in the place you like them. Compare locations of 24-pin and make sure it lines up with your case grommets.
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Buy the one you like the look of / fits in with your rig theme best.

Volts comment above is incorrect, just depends on BIOS and your own ability to drive them down.
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Old 26-01-17, 09:30 PM
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Buy the one you like the look of / fits in with your rig theme best.

Volts comment above is incorrect, just depends on BIOS and your own ability to drive them down.
Thanks, I'm putting this in a non windowed Fractal Define C so I don't mind what it looks like.

If they're similar I think I'll go with the Prime as it seems more straight to the point no nonsense with gimmicky stuff. The Strix looks like you have to install a bunch of junk audio software with it.
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