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So I've got a few questions.
1. Will socket am3 coolers work with socket am3+?

2. I have a high end pci sound card, but i wanna go crossfire! Can i use the first pci express and the third pci express slot for crossfire?????

3. Any big known problems???


Please no comments saying "google is your friend" because ill reply "screw google ive got overclock.net"



thank you in advance.
    
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The cards are supposed to be in the 1st and 3rd PCI-e slot anyways for maximum bandwith... so yes use the 1st and 3rd slot.
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The board comes with some pretty good built in sound? how high end is the sound card you have?
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The red is where you use your cards with. Now the bottom one, if you use a 3 slot card, you wont have access to the bottom connections. Same goes for the top one, dual slot card, will also give you access to the other 1x slot.

Also the onbaord sound is terrible. its not even a X-fi chip, its a realtek ALC889 (basic, dumb down version, with no DD, DH support), with software based X-fi, which you need 100% WMP to be install to even install the software.

Any soundcard, like the Asus Xonar DG will be better.
Edited by Sp33d Junki3 - 8/1/11 at 12:58pm
    
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oh really? I havent really looked into it.. assumed it was decent. Any decent cards with midi inputs?
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I have a asus xonar essence with built in amp with sennheiser 598 headphones ^_^.

So what about the cooler questions?

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Originally Posted by Dustinthewind View Post
Will socket am3 coolers work with socket am3+?
Yes. All same mounting system.
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I have a asus xonar essence with built in amp with sennheiser 598 headphones ^_^.

So what about the cooler questions?

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Yes, every cooler that works with AM3 will work with AM3+.
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