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My current board does not have 2 GPU slots. Any recommendations?
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Some really bad timing there. 990fx chipset will be out very soon. They will officially support the new amd bulldozer CPUs, sli, and more. I would recommend holding out for a bit.
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Well, I'm obviously biased in favor for ASUS. But the ASUS M4A79XTD EVO is just below $100 and it supports 8x, 8x Crossfire. I also hear it is an overall really good board. but, like ^ said, 9-series am3+ would probably be a wise investment.
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I concur. Hold out a touch longer for the 990. No it likely won't be under 100, but it will be a far superior board. And the 8 series boards will drop in price more at that point.
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I concur. Hold out a touch longer for the 990. No it likely won't be under 100, but it will be a far superior board. And the 8 series boards will drop in price more at that point.
Gotta good point there too.
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I concur. Hold out a touch longer for the 990. No it likely won't be under 100, but it will be a far superior board. And the 8 series boards will drop in price more at that point.
I could save up another $50 I guess and wait for that board. I think I want to keep my 965 BE though since bulldozer won't really benefit me. All I do on my PC is surf the net and play games.
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0.0 ? BD will benifit you

YOu should be able to say goodbye to maxed out cpu load when BD comes out.
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