the guy has a 680i board and you are recommended crossfire? are you serious?
hey bro i just built a 680i SLI board.....here is benched results for you to use while you choose:
680i SLI board:
2x9600 GSO's -
crysis all high no AA 1280 x 1024 = 32 FPS
3dmark06 = hdr - 6280, sm2.0 - 6127
crysis all high no AA 1280 x 1024 = 48 FPS
3dmark06 = hdr - 8200, sm2.0 - 8127
the processor i used was a conroe E6700 2.66 ghz, overclocked to 3.52 ghz...
there you have it!
9600 gso = $77.99 brand new from newegg 768 mb ram
8800 gt - discontinued
9800 gt - same as 8800 gt, $149.99 new from newegg 512 mb ddr3
Originally Posted by QUACK
ATI radeon 4850, one of the best out now for a good price.
do you know that an SLI board is setup for nVidia? running an ATI on it would be ridiculous...