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Ok, i found my mobo, well, not exactly

Please, help me deside between:

ASUS P8P67 LE-R3

ASUS P8P67-M-PRO-R3

ASUS P8P67-R3

Which is the best possible choice, and at least, have some room for future... somethnig Thanks a lot, mates!
Edited by iNfRaS0NiC - 6/10/11 at 6:58am
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ASUS P8P67-R3
Looks to be the best of those three... But realize all 3 of those boards only run in x16/x4 PCI-E mode for SLI & Crossfire so they are not ideal if you plan on adding another video card in the future, you want at least a x16/x8 if not a full x16/x16...

If your not then go for it.....
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Looks to be the best of those three... But realize all 3 of those boards only run in x16/x4 PCI-E mode for SLI & Crossfire so they are not ideal if you plan on adding another video card in the future, you want at least a x16/x8 if not a full x16/x16...

If your not then go for it.....
Well, I am not planting to change my monitor. 21" 1680x1050 is fair enough for me for gaming, so I am not a fan of multi GPU, I spen 2-3 years and buy new, better and faster GPU So I think I'll go for it
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Well, I am not planting to change my monitor. 21" 1680x1050 is fair enough for me for gaming, so I am not a fan of multi GPU, I spen 2-3 years and buy new, better and faster GPU So I think I'll go for it
Sounds good... A single more powerful card is better than two less powerful in my opinion...

I have ran a few dual gpu setups, always felt better when I upgraded to a single better card.....

Sometime price/performance just makes a second card hard to resist
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Sounds good... A single more powerful card is better than two less powerful in my opinion...

I have ran a few dual gpu setups, always felt better when I upgraded to a single better card.....

Sometime price/performance just makes a second card hard to resist
True, but i quite not get it! If I buy a GTX 580 ( some good, clocked version) and play at 1680x1050, I wil not need any card for at least 2-3 years! AT least! My good old HD 4870 last till March this year and there have been only 4-5 games that I've played on Medium, not HIGH settings
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Just now I noticed somethig very interesting, my CPU load is 90-100% even when playing the good, old CS 1.6, thats funny...
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For BC2 check the processes running in task manager. I just noticed the other day that pnkbstrb was using 40-50% cpu for no reason leaving very little CPU cycles left the game. Looked it up and it's a common issue for many people.
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Just now I noticed somethig very interesting, my CPU load is 90-100% even when playing the good, old CS 1.6, thats funny...
Its because you have a card that can max out most games at 1680x1050, therefor the 470 is trying to run and the cpu is still jogging.
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Thanks everyone! Its 1000% sure that my CPU is the bottleneck! Thanks again!
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