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Need MOBO better than X99 plzz

Hi guys,

I have heard that the Asus X99 are not as great as I first tought they were (may become faulty quick etc.)

I want a mobo that will handle 10+ HDDs in all (some are 8+2 I think we can get 10 with that)

 

I want to have something that will be the best price value and quality value for the price ** and for the years to come

I think of LGA 2011

what would you guys get if it was you?

 

and what CPU would you suggest with it !  plzz

 

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At this point I wouldn't go with X99, go with X299 from intel and a CPU that suits your needs so that is 7800X to 7900X (I refuse to recommend 7740/7640X) or wait a little longer for threadripper from AMD. 

 

X99 is just about replaced and you would be buying out dated tech

 

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6 minutes ago, zpoison said:

I want to have something that will be the best price value and quality value for the price ** and for the years to come

Then you should be looking at Ryzen 7's or waiting for threadripper to release.

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Value now and in the future? 

 

X99, as in a year or two used Xeons with 12-16 cores will flood the market alongside cheap DDR4 ECC. Mobos will rise in price then also.

 

Or Ryzen, if you want just a fast cheap machine now

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I am really considering the Asrock AM4 X370 Taichi. Mainly for the same reasons. 10x Sata, it has 2x m.2 (not sure if all sata will keep working when in use) and has an overkill on performance. The Taichi also seems to be one of the better boards for getting your high memory speeds, which Ryzen seems to like. (buildzoid, who sometimes does reviews for Gamers Nexus, also has one/plays with one) Overkill on build quality/parts.

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Make a Ryzen 7 build with the Asus Prime x370 Pro, although it only has 8 SATA doors :/

x99 is by all means not a good value so it's really hard to recommend it, should really look into Ryzen.

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If you just want a lot of SATA ports, then any ATX mobo will do with the help of PCIe to SATA expansion cards.

 

If you also need performance, then I'd suggest Ryzen 7 / Ryzen Threadripper.

 

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46 minutes ago, zpoison said:

Hi guys,

I have heard that the Asus X99 are not as great as I first tought they were (may become faulty quick etc.)

Which boards? My Rampage V Extreme is doing great. 

 

Probably the lesser tier boards. Or silly users killing theirs with stupid settings. 

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X99 Deluxe user here. Never had a problem in the 2 years I've used it.

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