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Old 03-09-2006, 08:47 PM   #1
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Default I need a motherboard...

Here are the requirements:
1. It needs to be on newegg
2. It should be compatible with the new quad SLI video card configuration
3. It should be compatible to RAID configurations with the Western Digital Raptor's
4. Maximum Number of RAM Supported: 4 or above
5. Memory Ports: 4 or above

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Old 03-09-2006, 08:51 PM   #2
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http://www.gamepc.com/labs/view_cont...fvssli&page=12
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Old 03-09-2006, 08:54 PM   #3
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Not sure about this one...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131568

Or him...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128318

Rectification: BOTH supports all your demands and Quad-SLI w00t!
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Old 03-09-2006, 08:59 PM   #4
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The QUAD-SLI will be supported by this?
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No... I don't think so. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128318 will.
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Old 03-09-2006, 09:38 PM   #6
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Thanks... but it's Intel. Oh well, whatever, I will wait until Vista comes out before upgrading my rig.
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Thanks... but it's Intel. Oh well, whatever, I will wait until Vista comes out before upgrading my rig.

Yeha, amd doesn't supported quad core sli just yet...
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Old 03-09-2006, 09:43 PM   #8
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What is this?
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Old 03-09-2006, 09:59 PM   #9
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wow thats expensive
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my bad. Guess that's custom alienware... I doubt you can find that anywhere else... newegg showed nothing...
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Old 03-09-2006, 10:37 PM   #11
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to be honest, why do you need quad sli? Are you really going to shell out 2000 dollars for video cards alone? I wouldnt expect so. So really, just get a DFI SLI-DR Expert.
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From the looks of it, Quad Sli is ran in regualr SLI mode. So any mobo that supports SLI mode should be able to do quad sli. I could be wrong though. It looks like quad sli is two video cards on one fixture which means you only need 2 x16 slots, right? Tell me I am wrong.
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Quad SLI is stupid. It's powerful, obviously, but it's such a waste of money and you'll hardly use all of that power.
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Old 03-10-2006, 02:55 AM   #14
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Give it a few more years and It'll probably needed for most games XO.
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Old 03-10-2006, 06:49 AM   #15
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Man... who needs THAT much power
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Old 03-10-2006, 07:00 AM   #16
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That alienware computer is pointless, absolutly pointless. If your going to spend six grand on a computer, your going to want it to last a good few years. But that system is going to be able to play the latest games in all there glory for only like 10 months. Becuase the 7900gtx doesnt support directx 10 and shader model 4. Anyone that wants to upgrade, wait for socket AM2 and the nvidia G80 series and youll be MUCH happier.
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