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Old 04-15-2007, 10:20 AM   #11
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Yeah the one atomic rooster posted is nice, but doesnt have a slot for a physics card. And sli is only 8x. But I think I agree about the open box one.
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Old 04-15-2007, 12:04 PM   #12
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I've got an Abit - an8-v myself and I love it!
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Old 04-15-2007, 12:36 PM   #13
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How about the ABIT Fatal1ty FP-IN9 SLI.
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Old 04-15-2007, 02:32 PM   #14
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atomic, thats a decent board put out by ABIT, but by no means a monster board. I wouldn't get a 650i personally as nVidia's lower end offerings are lacking compared to the P965. But it's really up to and what you want. The way i see it is that if you have enough money for SLi, you have enough money to but a top of the line motherboard to go with it or else it's just a waste of money.
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Old 04-15-2007, 02:43 PM   #15
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Well, I would get a card, and rather than buying one new expensive card, buy the same one again to run in SLI. Or is it not worth it for that? Better to just get an intel board for super OCing?
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Old 04-15-2007, 03:40 PM   #16
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Well, I would get a card, and rather than buying one new expensive card, buy the same one again to run in SLI. Or is it not worth it for that? Better to just get an intel board for super OCing?
The only Intel board good for OCing is the D975BX2, or BadAxe 2. Mine was a great board, got it up to 425 FSB stable, until it died lol. If you go with a E6300/E6400, go with a 965 chipset, they can reach much higher FSB, which will help with the lower multipliers.
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Yeah thats what I meant, but idk what too do. None of those boards have slots for physics cards correct? Idk if I should get 650i or one of those. How much will 650i's OC?
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don't know about the 650's but the 680's rock. I love it. OC'd like a champ and nothing held me back.
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Old 04-15-2007, 08:58 PM   #19
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KK, should be the same I bet. Just one slot is in 8x or something. For not totally top of the line cards is 8x good?
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Old 04-15-2007, 10:11 PM   #20
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130082

What do you think? Cheap, no physics slot, but can I use the second SLI slot for physics instead if I wanted? Got good reviews too.

I have another question, I change my mobo, will I have to reinstall Vista and do a ton of other stuff? Or just remove the old and put in the new?
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