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Asus Z490 E vs Aorus Pro Ax

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I think I’ve narrowed my choices down to these 2 mobo’s for my first build but they seem so similar I can’t decide.. budget around £280-300 so if you have any other suggestions and why I’m all ears! 
 

going for an i5 10600k and a 2080 super. Preferably want one that will future proof me a bit so any help would be greatly appreciated 🙏🏼

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From what I remember the AORUS Pro AX is a bit better in terms of the VRMs. Comes with WiFi too.

 

One note would be I would really suggest not buying a GPU now; the new NVIDIA cards and the new AMD cards are both coming out in the next month or two. Buy a cheaper card now or just wait.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
19 minutes ago, LienusLateTips said:

From what I remember the AORUS Pro AX is a bit better in terms of the VRMs. Comes with WiFi too.

 

One note would be I would really suggest not buying a GPU now; the new NVIDIA cards and the new AMD cards are both coming out in the next month or two. Buy a cheaper card now or just wait.

I am planning on waiting but that’s mainly for funds since I’m just buying a new house rn, so it’s going to be a month or two anyway I just like to have everything planned and then that way if they go down in price I’m laughing 🤷🏼‍♂️

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Posted · Original PosterOP
9 hours ago, lee32uk said:

Why Intel ? You will get more for your money with AMD.

 

 

Personally it’s because I know intel more and I’ve done more research into their CPU’s but if you can suggest an alternative CPU and Mobo then I’m 100% down to look into it 

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12 hours ago, Lordxmackenzie said:

Personally it’s because I know intel more and I’ve done more research into their CPU’s but if you can suggest an alternative CPU and Mobo then I’m 100% down to look into it 

Something like an R5 3600/ R7 3700X and a B550/X570 board like the Tomahawk. You would still have the 4000 series later on as well.


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