case for ASUS P6T7 WS SuperComputer motherboard?

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case for ASUS P6T7 WS SuperComputer motherboard?

Postposted on Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:56 am

Hey everyone,

I'm planning to put together a new system with a P6T7 motherboard, which has the CEB form factor. However, I've read that it may fit into some ATX cases since the mounting holes are in the regular ATX spots, and it's not all that much bigger than a regular ATX board. I ask because I haven't had much success in finding a quiet mid-tower chassis that supports CEB motherboards, so if anybody has a P6T7 and uses it in a non-CEB chassis without problems, I'd appreciate it if you'd let me know. Thanks in advance.
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Re: case for ASUS P6T7 WS SuperComputer motherboard?

Postposted on Tue Nov 24, 2009 4:20 pm

I looked up this board because I was curious- it's X58 with a pair of NF200's, in order to support four 16x PCIe slots, along with 3 more 8x slots. That's cool, if you need that many slots for something, and it is the nicest chipset you can get. And, from one Newegg reviewer's post saying that it fit into a normal case, and a whole slew of reviews that mention no issues with case installation, I'd say you're fine sticking it into a normal case that will fit it's dimensions. Might want to go to a store with a ruler, but apparently the mounting holes are identical to ATX.

Now, tell me, why do you need this board? It's rediculously expensive even for a gaming board. Unless you need triple-SLi and a card for PhysX, you're not going to make good use of those slots, for gaming. But that's not the bad part. A large number of customers have had DOA's or only partially functioning boards, and many of those have had multiple boards with issues. Are you really sure that you need something with this much capability?
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Re: case for ASUS P6T7 WS SuperComputer motherboard?

Postposted on Sat Nov 28, 2009 8:20 pm

I doubt I'll ever use it to its fullest capacity, but I want a motherboard that won't be obsolete in terms of expandability any time soon, and assuming this one works adequately, it won't. I did end up ordering a SilverStone Fortress FT02 for it, which is on the way already, so that should do the trick.
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Re: case for ASUS P6T7 WS SuperComputer motherboard?

Postposted on Sat Nov 28, 2009 8:47 pm

Future-proofing is a lost endeavor- and expandability is close to it. Unless you have specific uses for the capability of this board, you're wasting time, money and sanity.
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Re: case for ASUS P6T7 WS SuperComputer motherboard?

Postposted on Tue Dec 01, 2009 4:19 pm

You really can make your own supper computer with that...

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