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Old 10-18-2007, 08:38 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I plan to use my SLI'd 7800s, yes. Hence the SLI board being selected.
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ok... take the cheaper one.... they all have similar features......
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the 680i isn't that great of a board for the price... don't get me wrong.. its a nice board and has a lot of nice features (6 SATA Ports and Dual Gigabit Ports)
but p35's are overall cheaper and overclock better... heck even the p35-ds3p is cheaper than that... and that has Crossfire instead of SLi (but who really needs it anyway)

EDIT: did you plan on using your two 7800gt's for SLi on those boards?
Ya, he is still using his 7800 SLI setup.

nevermind, he already answered that.
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this is what i have, from ncix
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Dual Core Processor Socket AM2 Windsor 3.0GHZ 2000FSB 2X1MB 90NM Retail Box
In Stock 21228 $193.44 $193.44
OCZ GameXStream 700W ATX12V 24PIN SLI Ready Active PFC ATX Power Supply 120MM Fan Black
In Stock 18185 $139.36 $139.36
ASUS M2N-E ATX AM2 Nforce 570 Ultra PCI-E16 PCI-E4 2PCI-E1 3PCI SATA RAID Sound GBLAN Motherboard
In Stock 18885 $111.55 $111.55
Patriot Extreme Performance 2GB 2X1GB PC2-6400 DDR2-800 CL4-4-4-12 Dual Channel Memory Kit *IR-$6*
In Stock 21778 $93.99 $93.99
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YOUR TOTAL $538.34

, then il upgrade to 2 8800gt's and a phenom later
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why a ripple prone overkill psu?
whats wrong with the 520hx?
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oops lol, im getting that because im going to sli two 8800's, not sure which yet, im very interested in the gt.
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the corsair 520 and 620 still have 2 PCI-e Connectors, so you can still use it
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UPDATE:

Core system upgrade is being held off until November, when I can determine what graphics card(s) I may get.
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