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    ROG Enthusiast Array AliseSML79's Avatar
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    Dose the ROG_EXT Header still Exist on Modern Motherboards?

    I ordered a ROG Front Base on eBay tonight because I have always wanted one. This one is missing the cables but found a place that makes custom sleeved Front Base cables. I’m wanting to do a threadripper build but on trying to figure out in rog still has the ROG_EXT headers on th motherboards. In photos I think I see it but is not mentioned on specks section for the*ROG ZENITH EXTREME. Dose anyone know for sure or if any the high end or even mainstream boards still have the ROG_EXT header?

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    Hi AliseSML79

    The ROG Zenith Extreme doesn't have the ROG_EXT header, if it was supported it would be listed in the specifications under "Internal I/O Ports".

    z270 has the ROG_Ext Header.

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    ROG Enthusiast Array AliseSML79's Avatar
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    I wonder why they left it off the board, anyways ty for letting me know.

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    ROG Enthusiast Array AliseSML79's Avatar
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    Do you think they are discontinuing the ROG_EXT Header? If so I feel silly for getting a front base. I ordered it before the threadripper bird specks had released

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    Moderator Array Nate152 PC Specs
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    I can't say with 100% certainty but It's looking like they are fading out the front base. The z270 boards support it, I'm not sure if z370 will or not.

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    ROG Enthusiast Array AliseSML79's Avatar
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    Found out it on there found it on a board image and zoomed in on it. Happy to see it still around but leaves zero usb 2.0 if u use it.

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    Hmmmmm, strange it's not listed in the specs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate152 View Post
    Hmmmmm, strange it's not listed in the specs.
    yeah I can’t figure that out in less that info hasent been released til August 10th. But seams odd to hide a small detail like that.

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    omg I should of bought this board. I went with the asus crosshair viii hero and the connection is no longer supported. absolutely guttered.

    why leave it off on such an expensive board. it was on the old crosshair vi hero... meh im slowly loosing all faith in asus...
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    Crosshair Hero viii WiFi

    Quote Originally Posted by AliseSML79 View Post
    yeah I can’t figure that out in less that info hasent been released til August 10th. But seams odd to hide a small detail like that.
    Was planning on grabbing this board, but had the same reservation, I need to inspect the headers...

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