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Old 04-16-2007, 02:41 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: 650i BETTER than 680i with SLI 8800GTX's

Why are people saying that there are "bugs" with the 680i? I have had mine, (did a recent BIOS flash), for 4-5 months now without a single hitch.

I only have 2 SATA ports left, and am actually worrying about running out, and my dual NIC setup gets used everyday. The features of the 680i are amazing for power users, but 650, I would have to agree, is sufficient for adverage users. There are just so many great features with the 680i. I wish I had a striker.

The third X16 slot was supposed to be for a third videocard (not sure about nVidia's cards) acting as a physics processor. I doubt it will catch on.
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Old 04-16-2007, 05:29 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Not all 680i's are bugged but its well known that for a while at least there were lots of bugs. Also how well could you OC your CPU? The 680i is known to have FSB walls with it.

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