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Motherboards This really would not be an upgrade would it?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Kronos, 2 Apr 2014.

  1. Kronos

    Kronos Multimodder

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    I have always fancied an Asus maximus v gene and there are a couple on the MP for sale at the moment.
    But if you look at my signature you will see that I have Gigabyte Sniper M3 and as far as I can find out moving to the V gene would not be an upgrade.

    What say you?
     
  2. mrbungle

    mrbungle Undercooked chicken giver

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    Think you have answered your own question!

    TBH for a modest OC like yours you could prob swap the motherboard for any z series board and be non the wiser.
     
  3. Kronos

    Kronos Multimodder

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    I think you are right, just trying to justify wasting 80 quid on a mobo I really don't need.
     
  4. Guest-44432

    Guest-44432 Guest

    You could always send that £80 my way and I'll spend it on something nice? :D

    But you're right, it would be a 'side' grade than an upgrade. ;)
     
  5. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Swinging the banhammer Super Moderator

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    Of course there's nothing wrong with a side grade if the replacement has something extra that you currently don't have (even looks) - also you could sell your existing one to recoup some of the costs
     
  6. Kronos

    Kronos Multimodder

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    That sounds tempting. (Not).


    Stop it George as I have just about convinced myself not to buy.LOL.
     
  7. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Swinging the banhammer Super Moderator

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    Haha - sorry... The Sniper M3 certainly is an awesome looking board (does that help? :lol:)
     
  8. Sheiken

    Sheiken Wat?

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    Asus boards are pretty tasty though.
     
  9. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Swinging the banhammer Super Moderator

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    *Cough* not helping *cough* :p :lol:
     
  10. sniperdude

    sniperdude Minimodder

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    Sidegrade?
     
  11. Kronos

    Kronos Multimodder

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    Lol. My only saving grace is I really do not have the cash at the moment and when I do hopefully both of them would have sold. But.......
     
  12. Harlequin

    Harlequin Modder

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    something comparable to an item you already own varying only in manufacturer and looks

    eg you already have an amd 7870 and wish to get a gtx 660ti - very similar in perfroamnce , so its a sidegrade not an upgrade.
     
  13. SuperHans123

    SuperHans123 Minimodder

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    Sidegrade, the greatest word ever.
     
  14. AlienwareAndy

    AlienwareAndy What's a Dremel?

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    And also the biggest waste of money :D

    I've done a few in my time.....
     
  15. SuperHans123

    SuperHans123 Minimodder

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    I think we all have and will do again.
    http://ww41.sidegrade.com/
     

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