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Old 04-23-2007, 03:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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got a question .. this motherboard says SLI ready does that also mean Crossfire ready?

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nope. You have to choose one or the other I'm afraid.
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What are you trying to crossfire? Crossfire ans SLI usually are not worth the money in performance. He's right either Crossfire or SLI. The P5B Deluxe is my favorite choice for a board if you wanted to use crossfire.
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I agree...dual GPU solutions are pointless unless you've got a massive 30'' LCD or something.
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Old 04-23-2007, 07:23 PM   #5 (permalink)
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X1950 pro so I can only crossfire them on

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Do you already own one X1950PRO?

If so you do know you could just sell your X1950PRO and then use the money to purchase an 8800GTS will will beat those on SLi by a nice amount...
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i agree with sora.
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I just got the X1950pro a few days ago hehe
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And you are already wanting to upgrade to an 8800GTS? If so then return it and just spend another 100 for an 8800GTS 320 and it will beat SLI nicley and take about the same watts.
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haha I don't want to upgrade to a 8800GTS you brought that up.. i was just wondering in the future if I ever need to upgrade which motherboard would allow me to just throw another x1950pro in it.


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