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    Question How to ensure I have the X-99 Deluxe/USB 3.1 revision?

    So I ordered an ORIGIN PC a while back and at the time of ordering, there was the X-99 Deluxe option only. A few days later after my order, they added a new motherboard which is the X-99 Deluxe/USB 3.1 so I contacted them and told them I want that; they said don't worry you will get the system with the latest motherboard at the time so I would get the newer USB 3.1 revision.

    I do not trust them to be honest, when I receive my system next week, how to check if I have the new revision with USB 3.1 support or the older one?

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    Hello

    If the USB 3.1 Type-A Card is included it is the X99-DELUXE/U3.1.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Praz View Post
    Hello

    If the USB 3.1 Type-A Card is included it is the X99-DELUXE/U3.1.
    Oh so it's basically the same motherboard with an extra card for USB 3.1 Support??

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    Hello

    Yes.

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    Asus also did this when they released the Rampage V Extreme/U3.1 - same "old" motherboard plus a new accessory card. I suppose it might have more recent firmware, although you could always download and install any firmware revision you like. You can also purchase these Asus USB 3.1A/USB3.1C cards separately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Korth View Post
    Asus also did this when they released the Rampage V Extreme/U3.1 - same "old" motherboard plus a new accessory card. I suppose it might have more recent firmware, although you could always download and install any firmware revision you like. You can also purchase these Asus USB 3.1A/USB3.1C cards separately.
    oh perfect, thanks a lot guys

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