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    Question Do Skylake Mobos offer advantages (e.g: New features)?

    Title says it all. Perhaps looking into skylake and i'd like to know if there are any additional features specifically for skylake?

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    Re: Do Skylake Mobos offer advantages (e.g: New features)?

    A couple of dozen, do you have a specific area of interest?

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    Re: Do Skylake Mobos offer advantages (e.g: New features)?

    Just performance benefits and new technologies being introduced

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    Re: Do Skylake Mobos offer advantages (e.g: New features)?

    Wiki is useful for comparing chipsets. They have nice tables which IMO give the best rundown on differences between socket's chipsets.

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    Re: Do Skylake Mobos offer advantages (e.g: New features)?

    DDR4 metal pci slots on some boards more pci lanes so you can run a gpu at full x16 plus a pair of nvme ssds at x4 badwidth usb 3.1 support support for higher memory clocks as well as watercooled motherboards and a lot more usb 3 and usb 2 ports

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