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Old 01-18-2007, 04:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Eh...decided to go C2D, need a mobo...

Yeah, well, I guess you guys talked me into it. I'm going to go all-out and get C2D...sorry AMD.

So, please excuse myself for my previous thread...no hard feelings anyone?


I need a motherboard. I was going to get an nVidia video card, but ATi is just...better... and I am indeed an ATi fanboy.

However, there are like no crossfire boards that I can find that support C2D...?!?!

I was told the 975x chipset was the best for Crossfire, however, there are NO boards on newegg that support C2D and use this chipset.

I need this quick, buying tonight hopefully - can anyone find me a good crossfire board for under 140$?

Thanks!
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Old 01-18-2007, 08:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sorry, You will need to have a little bigger budget.
Here is a decent one that OC's
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136168
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what are you talking about dude almost all 975x boards support core 2
msi 975x
abit aw9d
asus p5w dh
and theres more

and all 975x boards with two pcie slots support crossfire
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That board has DDR2 667 as the standard.

Will an ATi card work okay with an nforce 650i chipset? I think I'm just going to go with this board:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131142
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what are you talking about dude almost all 975x boards support core 2
msi 975x
abit aw9d
asus p5w dh
and theres more

and all 975x boards with two pcie slots support crossfire
None of which are in my price range.
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go with an asus p5b
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131030

its a great over clooker and it will work with an ati card just fine
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I was hoping for two PCI-e x16 slots...but that's okay. Thanks.
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go to ebay, find my motherboard. You get 3x pcie x16 slots
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i guess you could get a gigabyte ds3 but it only has 1 pcie slot.
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forget crossfire and SLI, it's only worth it with two topend cards. i agree with j369XXXXXXX, check out 965P boards like the gigabyte S3 and DS3
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