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Old 10-02-2005, 11:51 AM   #321
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crossfire is twice as good as sli, when you add another card you use about %70-%80 of the cards instead of Sli's inferior setup when you only get about %30-%40 of the second cards being used. Crossfire also has 3 different ways that the cards take the load.

see my other thread here http://www.computerforums.org/showth...ight=crossfire
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Old 10-02-2005, 02:01 PM   #322
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plus, crossfire is insanely buggy right now. SLI has matured.
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Old 10-02-2005, 02:53 PM   #323
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crossfire may be buggy but right now its already performing better
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Old 10-02-2005, 06:43 PM   #324
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Not exactly. nVIDIA's SLI X16 has 16x on both PCI-E lanes, not the 8x on CrossFire's setup. Both are a waste if you ask me...
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Old 10-24-2005, 08:20 PM   #325
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Here's my motherboard


I got it free with my 7800GT so I can't really complain about it. It was my first build so I cant really compare it to any other motherboards. Here's the one I would have gotten if I had the money
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Old 10-24-2005, 09:47 PM   #326
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the DFI one is very good, but it will confuse first time builders. DFI is one of those boards where you do something wrong and the stability goes to 0 percent. But when you do it right it is rock solid.
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They're very moddable, but that increases the chances of killing. Which means, DO YOUR RESEARCH BEFORE DOING ANYTHING STUPID!

Amish Kid, that eVGA motherboard isn't bad. I doubt it offers much, but it's not bad if they did it right.
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very moddable as in the DFI NF4-D can be modded to SLI and modded to support SATAII.
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Old 10-25-2005, 12:53 AM   #329
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Just like the Abit Fatal1ty board. OC heaven, but you really need to know what you are doing to maximize high speed output.
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DFI boards are more affordable. The SLI ones are cheaper than the Fatal1ty ones and they overclock higher.
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