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    News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    Thinking of carrying out a Core i7 upgrade next month? Here's one of the high-end motherboards that'll be available at launch.
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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    Crikey that looks swish - but it'll be hella expensive.
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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    Exactly.. how much are people willing to spend on a chipset that will probably be obselete when Intel change the electronic characteristics of the chips yet again.

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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    we'll soon find out.. I mean when Core i7 launches
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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    there's no word on pricing just yet, but we'd expect it to be pricey
    £50?
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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    Quote Originally Posted by MSIC View Post
    £50?
    I'd expect no less then £150
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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    £300 from me

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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    I'd expect no less then £150
    Quote Originally Posted by shaffaaf27 View Post
    £300 from me
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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    I'd guess somewhere around £250-£300 as well. Which is, frankly, mental. Especially as it'll be about the same in dollars. Bunch of theiving &*%$&£*F

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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    Quote Originally Posted by shaffaaf27 View Post
    £300 from me
    more then the actual cpu! does anybody really buy these premium made mobo's or is it better to just buy a cheap mobo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    more then the actual cpu! does anybody really buy these premium made mobo's or is it better to just buy a cheap mobo?
    You think there'll be a choice? At the moment it's looking like if you want to buy a core i7 then you have to buy a premium mobo to go with it.

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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    Id personally say a little over £200, £250 tops.

    £300 does seem ridiculous really.

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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    im not gonna buy it lool, im just guessing the price!

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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    Quote Originally Posted by MSIC View Post
    You two would be rubbish at haggling. I thought if i started off offering £50, i could negotiate up from there
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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    Looks interesting. Obviously I want to see benchmarks and stability testing (in particular with RAM) before I commit.

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    Re: News - ASUS announces RoG Rampage II Extreme: armed and ready for Intel's Core i7

    Don't forget, all you're gonna get on release is silly prices, and t his is the enthusiast only stuff, mainstream chips and boards aren't here until next year Q1-Q2 iirc.

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