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Old 01-21-2007, 03:08 PM   #1
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Well right now I have a Asus P5B deluxe with a 7600GT, and I want to upgrade my mobo and video card in the future and I don't know which one to look into upgrading first...I wouldn't be doing anything right away it's gonna be a while until I have enough money for either of the two. I've heard bad things about 680i chipset but I would be waiting so hopefully the problems will be worked out...also if you pick the 680i mobo which one would you recommend?
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Old 01-21-2007, 03:15 PM   #2
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I would get the motherboard first, mostly because the graphics card's price is going to be dropping like crazy. I would go for this mobo:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188009
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ok, I was looking at that evga board, I definatley don't want to spend upwards of $400 for the striker although I wish I could...it would take me like two years to get that much money...lol
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Old 01-21-2007, 04:58 PM   #4
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P5B DLX is the best motherboard right now for Kents. I would get the video card when R600 comes out since more competition means lower prices which saves the consumer money.
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Old 01-21-2007, 10:33 PM   #5
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i have the board freestyler linked to you and i love it. flash to the new bios and the problems are gone.

as for the striker, i've seen it side-by side with this board, and using the same model proc, ram, and vid-card the 680i was the better board.
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