Gigabyte X38-DQ6 vs Asus Maximus Formula – The Battle of the X38 Giants
The maximus formula perspective board shot.
Here we have the back I/O Connectors, the unique ability to clear the CMOS with the tap of a button.
The Maximus Formula boast a 8 Power Phase design.
Sophisicated blend of copper and aluminium fins and a long track of heat pipes to extensively cool the MOSFETs, North and South bridge.
Note the copper block that sits on the northbridge die to allow watercooling extensions!