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Old 12-18-2016, 02:08 PM   #16
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Re: Z97-ws

I read the aricle and my take away is that it multiplexes. The rest was beyond my mental capacity.

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Yes, that is how you get the added lanes to the PCIe slots. The PLX chip is like a train track switch but the CPU still has only 28 lanes feeding into it. This is how I understood it all these years.

I found an article that should be a correct explanation, I have not read it.

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Old 12-18-2016, 02:25 PM   #17
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Re: Z97-ws

Anywho, I muddled my way through this and we'll see the way it shakes out during 2017.
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Re: Z97-ws

"The early bird gets the worm, but it's the second mouse that gets the cheese"

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Re: Z97-ws

Did you order them?
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No FV. Too, too, early. Just posted it as a reference point. A bit more expensive now I think. Heck a 950 would probaly suffice!
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No FV. Too, too, early. Just posted it as a reference point. A bit more expensive now I think. Heck a 950 would probaly suffice!
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Amazon a bit more expensive. Think I like B&H better. No tax too!
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Re: Z97-ws

Will save this too!

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Amazon a bit more expensive. Think I like B&H better. No tax too!
That's the big for us...10% tax sucks!
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Another save:

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Believe me, if I was at least 10 yrs younger I would sell out and move East a bit. Tired of high taxes, left-wing BS and a bunch of other stuff.

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Ahhh, brother-in-law emailed me. Just shipped my board Air. Another $25.

His heart is in the right place.
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Believe me, if I was at least 10 yrs younger I would sell out and move East a bit. Tired of high taxes, left-wing BS and a bunch of other stuff.
My daughter moved to Scottsdale and is building a new home there in Desert Mountain...with a mother in law section with its own garage and entrance...just right for a old fart....and there's a new pool!
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You have hope! Bit warm there though.
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Congrats on getting a WS, you will love it, they really put a bit extra effort into the boards. I've had several and they never give up.
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