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Old 05-17-2006, 08:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Thinkin about a new motherboar what do you think

this is what I have right now
this is what I plan on getting
I know it isn't anything much but is it better than what I have right now? I am looking at SLI everyone is telling me that is the way to go so I am just looking at some cheap motherboards.
Also are motherboards as hard as everyone says they are to change I am just planning on taking everything from my 1st motherboard and putting it all in the new one. Only going to get new motherboard,PSU, and 2 video cards for the SLI.
so will this motherboard be ok?

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Old 05-17-2006, 09:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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SLI is a waste. Replacing your card with the new version each year will be cheaper... even more when you consider the extra $$$ for electricity.

If I were to upgrade, I'd get a more powerful PSU if needed for a new card.

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Old 05-17-2006, 10:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Gigabyte make good solid value motherboards, so if you wanted SLi get that. But for the same price as SLI u can keep your mobo & get like a 7600GT, which would be a much greater improvement.

450W PSU is the minimum i would have to run everything with the 7600GT
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