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Old 12-20-2008, 09:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Looking for a good quality motherboard for under 150$ that is Intel and SLI based. I plan on using the E8400 in it. Another member suggested the E8400, but I just noticed the board he showed me was Crossfire based. (ATI). I would like to stick with Nvidia, as I have the 8800gts OC ed. Eventually I may decide to go SLI, so..

I have 240pin ram (May be important)

I browsed newegg a little bit, but let me tell you... Some of those reviews scare the crap outta me....

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Old 12-20-2008, 10:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There are no Intel chipsets that are SLI ready except for the X58's..

I think you mean ones that support Intel CPU's and are SLI Ready?

Newegg.com - MSI P7N SLI Platinum LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 750i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Probably that one or the eVGA 750i FTW which Newegg no longer has

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That is correct, I'm sorry. I want it to support intel CPU's. I may end up going with that one as long as its indeed a good Mobo. Gonna wait a few days and see if any other feedback gets posted here.

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Default Re: Which Motherboard?

It doesn't have to have an Intel chipset in order to support Intel Chips. All the board needs is a LGA 775 socket.

Supported CPU
CPU Socket Type LGA 775
CPU Type Quad-core / Core 2 Extreme / Core 2 Duo / Pentium
FSB 1333/1066MHz
Vernongs board suggestion supports LGA 775 chips, so it will work.

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