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Asus Z170-A vs. Z170-Deluxe?

Is the Z170-Deluxe worth the extra 150~USD over Z170-A in terms of features?

 

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Definitely invest the extra money into a better GPU, like you've got going in your second option with the 980Ti.

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I have the z170-a its a pretty nice mobo I like the white shield over the IO ports and stuff that you used to only get on the X99 deluxe. but the lack of usb 3.0 ports really bugs me at least it has usb type c xD

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If you gonna go ham on overclock, the better power delivery on the Deluxe is worth it.

 

I see. Probably won't do a large overclock considering that I'm a overclocking noob

(the Only overclock I've done is a +100mhz on a i7 930), but i will play around with it

 

Definitely invest the extra money into a better GPU, like you've got going in your second option with the 980Ti.

Would love to do that, but even if I went with the Z170-A, I cannot fit another 980ti into the budget (atleast here in Norway) 

Also; wouldn't two 980 ti's in sli be bottlenecked by a 6700K?

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Would love to do that, but even if I went with the Z170-A, I cannot fit another 980ti into the budget (atleast here in Norway)

Also; wouldn't two 980 ti's in sli be bottlenecked by a 6700K?

The chances of a 6700K bottlenecking two 980Tis in SLI is non existent. It will never bottleneck any GPU(s) today.

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The chances of a 6700K bottlenecking two 980Tis in SLI is non existent. It will never bottleneck any GPU(s) today.

Thought in terms of PCI-e lanes, but okay  :)

 

The Z170-A will have more than what you need then.

Alright thanks  :)

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