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Old 03-03-2006, 04:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I was wondering. If i build a computer with Mobo being A8N-Sli premium, I can't get a X1900 XTX Video card on it right? Has to be a sli video card?

Oh and another thing, Anyone knows how long it would take for the 7900 GTX From eVGA to come out after march 9?
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Old 03-03-2006, 12:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Does not have to be SLI and yes that card will work, No idea when the 7900 GTX will be out for sure.
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Alright so this is my setup:

-Motherboard
ASUS A8N-SLI Premium Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16813131540


-Memory
CORSAIR XMS 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 400 (PC 3200) Dual Channel Kit System Memory
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16820145503


-Processor
AMD Athlon 64 FX60 Toledo 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Dual Core Processor Model ADAFX60CDBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16819103608


-Sound Card
Creative SOUND BLASTER X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS 7.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Interface Sound Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16829102189


-Fans
Thermaltake CL-P0257 Blue orb II CPU Cooler for LGA775 & K8
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-Computer Case
NZXT LEXA-NP Black/ Silver Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16811146018


-FSP Group (Fortron Source) FX700-GLN ATX12V/ EPS12V 700W All-In-One Power Supply 115/230 V CSA,IEC,UL,CE,TUV
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16817104015


-ASPIRE 6 pin PCI Express Cable Splitter Model CVTPCI12
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16812201003


-Western Digital Raptor WD1500ADFD 150GB 10,000 RPM 16MB Cache Serial ATA150 Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16822136012


-ePOWER EP-CABLE-VGA6 Power Conversion Cable for PCI express VGA Cards
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16812154001


I am waiting for the 7900 GTX to come out, and I will probably get two of them. So I would Dual 7900 GTX on this system. But I also want to see which is faster between the 7900 GTX and the X1900XTX ATI.

So I ask again now that I gave you my whole set up, If for any reason the X1900XTX is still faster than the 7900 GTX, Can I USE a X1900XTX on this system? Or will I have to change some parts?
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None of the links work, looks like you copy and pasted the htmls from a previous post and copied them here.

I would go with a X1900XT cause it's most likely going to be more powerful then the 7900GTX since the 7900 only has 24 pipelines then the 32 pipes that the 7900GTX was speculating.

Did you already buy the SLI motherboard like I did? Even still I'm going with a X1900XT.

X1900XT will cost 500 bucks versus 600 bucks when the 7900GTX comes out. Don't even think about the X1900XTX because there pretty much identical and it costs 60-100 dollars and a simple overclock will easily bring it up to XTX speeds no problem.

**** you can buy a DFI crossfire (ATI's form of SLI) mobo with the money you save from the 7900GTXs when getting X1900XTs.

If you do go Crossfire make sure you get one (1) Crossfire X1900 as your master card which is the same speeds as a X1900XT.

Don't get a fatility X-Fi go with the Xtreme Music version which is around 100 bucks and has the same features except without the front box, and if it's very important get the platinum version for ~180 dollars which also has the front box.

Oh and don't get an FX-60, get a 4800+ instead, which is 400 bucks cheaper and is only .2GHz slower. Remember the CPU isn't very important in computer gaming, and the performance would be small.
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I would check out this mobo:http://www.3gplaza.com/estore/contro...324&srccode=BE
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It's also on Newegg but costs more : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131568
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yes! Get the X-FI Extreme Music! Buy from me! Mine is for sale....virtually brand new. PM me.
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I would check out this mobo:http://www.3gplaza.com/estore/contro...324&srccode=BE
Wow that's a good deal for a 32X SLI motherboard, but I don't know how well it overclocks.
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Well sorry about the links, I already bought the stuff above except the processor and the video cards. Will the X1900XT-XTX work with that Motherboard and stuff I got? Also, can you dual ATI cards? or you can only use two if Nvidia?
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