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Old 11-23-2008, 05:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default SLI or DDR3?

Would you build a...

evga 780i with 2 x gtx 260

or

evga 790i with 1 x gtx 260

and why?


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Old 11-23-2008, 06:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: SLI or DDR3?

Depending on you budget you should be able to get a x58 for the price of the 790i and a Core i7 920 to go with it.
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i agree with pudle try to go for a core i7. dont worry abotu sli till later. otherwise get the 780iftw with ddr2 and sli. only good way to go ddr3 right now is with the core i7
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