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Asus P8P67-PRO or Gigabyte P67-UD4..
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I don't believe so. It goes down to 8x/8x unless I'm missing something.
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And i forgot to mention the ram. Is this good enough,considering another 8gb upgrade in the future?

    
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post #14 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackandDecker View Post
Get a Sabertooth, its much cheaper an much more unique.
Unique in the fact that everyone has one?

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Originally Posted by stinky View Post
you would be incorrect. proof

Check out my Intel Motherboard Guide. The link is in my sig rig below. The ASUS P8P67 WS REVOLUTION is a great board!!!
The Sabertooth only supports 8x/8x

OP: On the issue of 8x/8x vs 16x/16x, the new P67/z68 chipsets have no NB, so they have alot less latency then when there is a NB in place, there has been many tests on 8x/8x vs 16x/16x on the old x58 chipsets and the results have been effectively the same, im sure you would be able to google some reviews/tests...

The only time that a NF200 chipset on a p67 mobo is useful is if you are planning to run Tri/Quad-SLI, if those options aren't a plan for the future, i would advise against it as introducing the NF200 chip into a SLI/CFX setup would introduce latency and actually harm performance.

Go for a nice mid-range board with lots of features like the UD4/P8PRO or a cheaper board with like features Asrock extreme 4, all these boards support 8x/8x SLI/CFX

If you are deadset keen on the MIVE, then its your decision to make...

Cheers,

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Asus P8P67-PRO or Gigabyte P67-UD4..
I've never tried gigabyte boards. How good are they?
    
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I've never tried gigabyte boards. How good are they?
Im using the UD4 atm, i haven't had any issues so far, it comes with 12+2phase power and you are able to run dual 3-slot cards in SLI/CFX
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The only time that a NF200 chipset on a p67 mobo is useful is if you are planning to run Tri/Quad-SLI, if those options aren't a plan for the future, i would advise against it as introducing the NF200 chip into a SLI/CFX setup would introduce latency and actually harm performance.
I didn't know that! Guess i will have to try gigabyte boards then.
    
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I am kinda noob but can you tell me whats the difference between vengeance and dominator?
    
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post #20 of 21
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I didn't know that! Guess i will have to try gigabyte boards then.
there are only 4 boards with NF200 and they are all top of the line boards with $400+ price tags
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