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Old 10-11-2008, 12:19 PM   #1
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Default AMD northbridge or NVIDIA?

Title says it all. Which is better?
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Old 10-11-2008, 12:59 PM   #2
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Default Re: AMD northbridge or NVIDIA?

Nvidia are completely outclassed by AMD's 780G/790GX and 790FX. There is no point in getting an Nvidia motherboard for SLi support when you have an 8600GT.
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Nvidia are completely outclassed by AMD's 780G/790GX and 790FX. There is no point in getting an Nvidia motherboard for SLi support when you have an 8600GT.
basically sums up everything +1
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Default Re: AMD northbridge or NVIDIA?

worshipme is correct in regards to running 8600GT in SLI. We tried it in my son's rig and were not impressed with the slight increase in performance. Heck, the 7900GS SLI setup we had running in the same rig were faster.
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Default Re: AMD northbridge or NVIDIA?

personally i think SLI will only be truely noticed on the new cards, way faster processors and higher bus speeds, and i guess running them in two will only double the performance.
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Old 10-11-2008, 01:25 PM   #6
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Default Re: AMD northbridge or NVIDIA?

Ummmmmm... So I should get an AMD NB chipset and maybe a 9800 GTX?
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get the AMD NB and a ati video card, like the 4870
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get the AMD NB and a ati video card, like the 4870
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Old 10-11-2008, 01:34 PM   #10
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