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Old 11-07-2007, 06:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default The best motherboards

i want to know what the best motherboards are:
Best sli board
Best crossfire board
Easiest board to over clock with
and overall best board,

also is crossfire not as good as sli.
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Old 11-07-2007, 06:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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ya.. Crossfire is better than SLi because it scales video cards better

Crossfire: Xpress3200 Chipset for AMD some p35 boards/975x/x38
SLi: Intel: 680i/650i AMD: 570/570 chipsets..

i don't know where the concept of "best board" came from.. i think each board is good.. or not..
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Crossfire would be good if ATI ever put out a decent video card. The p5k supports crossfire, decent board, gigabyte also has a p35 board that supports crossfire. As for SLI im really enjoying this evga 680i board.
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also if you have a computer with a HD2900XT and later you bought another one how do you install it, put it onto the motherboard and than what?
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The cards have a little connector that you plug into both cards.
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the Crossfire Bridge...

but don't forget to plug in your Power Connector for your HD2900xt... since they require the power...

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SLI 8800gt would be a better choice, as its much cheaper and i doubt its significantly lower in performance
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Best board IMO is the maximus formula. Very good chipset, easiest board to overclock with ( a monkey could do it) most features of any board, best layout ect. Its only crossfire compatible though.

Asus Maximus Formula Special Edition Motherboard - 45nm Support, Intel X38, Socket 775, ATX, Audio, CrossFire Ready, PCI Express 2.0, Dual Gigabit LAN, SPDIF, USB 2.0, Firewire, Serial ATA, RAID 1976068 at TigerDirect.com

Theres a vid review on it too, should definitly check that out
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the best Crossfire mobo will be the RD790, or 790X that is coming out November 19th, a day AFTER my birthday.

i find it unlikely for me to get it as a birthday present because of how cheap my parents r; i have to buy all the parts myself!
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for the pros out there, diamond flower inc.
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