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Old 08-19-2006, 12:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I cannot find a conroe mobo that supports SLI. Seeing as how AM2, according to reports, will be compatable with AM3, wouldn't that be the platform to stick with for gaming?

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Old 08-19-2006, 12:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well...there are conroe sli motherboards out. but they are reallly expensive. and pretty much the sole reason i stuck with AM2 for my build. For any gamer, gpus are your biggest limitation, and when you're already pushing the envelope with the one of the highest gps under 300, sli is a must.
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