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Old 09-18-2007, 09:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey, i was just wondering if there are any good P35 Intel Motherboards that support crossfire? or is it since ATI bought out AMD they stop making crossfire on Intel boards?
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Every P35 chipset supports Crossfire. Why are you limiting yourself, to only Intel motherboards?
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Every P35 chipset supports Crossfire. Why are you limiting yourself, to only Intel motherboard?
Yup. But I think he's looking for a good P35 crossfire board that we can recommend him.
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Every P35 chipset supports Crossfire. Why are you limiting yourself, to only Intel motherboards?

Not :P, just observing around, my X850xt just died on me a couple weeks ago and i just decided to upgrade, i looked a a AM2 Asus crossfire motherboard (Newegg.com - ASUS M2R32-MVP AM2 AMD 580X CrossFire ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail) and im just looking around to see what will give me the best performace for my money. but if im gonna be spending about 200$ on a new processor i might as well get the Intel Quad core, might not be a Native Quad core, but its still a nice processor for the price.

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Yup. But I think he's looking for a good P35 crossfire board that we can recommend him.
Wouldnt mind that either :P , anyone have any good suggestions?
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If you're getting a quad core, I would suggest the ASUS P5K Deluxe, or the Abit IP35 Pro. Both very good motherboards. They're not recommended much, as they're near or in the $200 range, but they're great boards.
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If you're getting a quad core, I would suggest the ASUS P5K Deluxe, or the Abit IP35 Pro. Both very good motherboards. They're not recommended much, as they're near or in the $200 range, but they're great boards.
Ill be sure to look at those :P thx for the feedback, will proabably be my first Intel build ever since the P4
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You WILL be much more satisfied with this build than the hotter than **** pent. 4. And yes, the p5k is an awesome board, sometimes I wish I went for that instead. It wouldnt make much difference for me though since I have an nvidia card.
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Just another question, do all the P35 Motherboards have two Pcie x16 slots, one at full pcie 16x and another thats limited to pcie x4? I looked at both the motherboards u recommended and they both showed up the same, would be a bit pointless to go crossfire on em if ones gonna be bottlenecked.
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no, e.g. the gb p35 ds3r has only 1 pcie x16
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