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Old 12-14-2008, 08:08 PM   #1
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I just bought an EVGA nForce 750i SLI motherboard. Here are my questions.

1) Is this a good board?
2) Does it overclock well?
3) Are both of the slots 2.0 16x in SLI?

Should I keep this board? I got it at a great price from Micro Center. I'm going to add another GTX 260 Core 216 in one month.
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1) It's a good board, however it's not great.
2) It's an nVidia chipset. It has decent OC'ing, but definitely shadowed by Intel chipsets.
3) I think they both run 2.0 16x. Newegg usually states otherwise if it doesn't, but this time it didn't.
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So, it's worth keeping? Some people told me 650 watts should be enough to run two of my cards together. They said I would be cutting it close. But, it should work. What do you think?
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Old 12-14-2008, 08:22 PM   #4
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How much did you pay for it?
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Old 12-14-2008, 08:23 PM   #5
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Definitely a keeper. What PSU are you planning to use?
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I have a Xigmatek NRP-MC651 650 Watt power supply. It's gotten fantastic reviews everywhere. It's not on Newegg anymore.

http://www.xigmatek.com/product/power-nrpmc651.php
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I think it'll handle 2 GTX260.
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The lowest recommended power supply for 2x GTX 260 in SLI is 750W. I don't think that 650 is going to cut the mustard.
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It probably could if you weren't running any other hardware, but I'd get a new PSU or stick to one card. It's not like one GTX 260 performs bad anyway.
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