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Old 01-13-2007, 09:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

Ok, I am going crazy right now trying to figure out what to do. I wanted to RMA my motherboard and video card. Now I amthinkgin about keeping my mother board which is:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131070

For sure I am RMA'ing my video card. My question is, should I get a different motherboard and a 8800 GTS, or should I just keep that motherboard and get a 8800 GTX? I am not sure if I will ever use SLI, but the better video card will be good. I don't really know what to do. Can someone please help me out in making a decision. I was kind of thinking about getting this motherboard:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188009

But I don't know.

Thanks,
Ted

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By the way, I have a 550 Watt PSU. I know it says minimum is 450 Watt, but is my PSU sufficient. I don't want to be spending any more money than neccesary.
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If your budget doesn't allow...stick with your mobo and get the 8800.
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Is the motherboard I have right now ok performance wise do you think?
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Your mobo is fine..

I would get the 8800.
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Ok, thanks.
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Why are people so intent on wasting money on the 680i motherboards?
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I am not intent on wasting the money that is why I am asking this question.
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You could have chosen any other sub-$200 SLI-capable motherboard. Why the $250 eVGA 680i?
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Ok dude I am not getting it. I was going to get it because it had a lot of good ratings and there aren't really any bugs with it. With alot of the other motherboards there are many bugs with things like sound, overclocking, and alot more. I am not getting it anyways so just stop talking your annoying.
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