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Old 05-23-2008, 06:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I've decided to rebuild a computer I've been using but I can't seem to decide on a motherboard that suits my needs. I pretty much have only 2 needs on my motherboard. A LGA775 slot for my Q6600 and 2 slots for most likely a pair of 9600gt's.

This is the one that I came up with however, I've heard that the Nvidia SLi chipsets aren't as good as the Intel ones.
Newegg.com - ASUS P5N-D LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 750i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

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Old 05-23-2008, 07:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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How about this one

Newegg.com - EVGA 123-YW-E175-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 750i FTW SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards
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Get the eVGA 750iFTW board as its much better than the reference 750i Board
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much better is an understatement. It provides full 16x/16x unlike the other 750i's.
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I think they run at 16x/8x not 16x/16x
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