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Abit has a board that is going to be a heavy compition!!

Abit launched its AW9D and AW9D-MAX motherboards!!

Interestingly, the boards support both dual-graphics solutions: the CrossFire from ATI as well as SLI from Nvidia.

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http://www.sfftech.com/index.php?/ne..._ready_boards/
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post #2 of 12
They just anticipate official drivers, or have made their own, that make SLI work on any dual PCI-E x16 motherboard. There are several members running SLI on a 975X or 965P (if it has two PCI-E slots). sdumper, for example, uses modded drivers to run SLI on a P5W-DH Deluxe.

Having that said, those boards look GOOD
    
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ordered one for E6700 or extreem so will post once parts in and up running
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post #4 of 12
Pics of the AW9D-MAX:


I am not a fan of not being able to use that PCI slot if you have a dual-slot cooler on your CF/SLI card.
EDIT: Seems like the actual production colors are the blue/black.
post #5 of 12
That's a huge drawback

I'd rethink in that case.

The location of the northbridge, and the cooling solution seem to force down the location of the CPI-E and PCI slots. with a smarter design, there would have been more room for additional slots.
    
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post #6 of 12
What if the cards are modded to watercooling? That might make the difference. Or a flex-PCI adapter?
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H20 might free up some space yes. and a flex PCI adapter might do the trick also....
    
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post #8 of 12
Cool--because I want that board!
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It IS a very nice looking board. When will it hit newegg? And for how much $$$?
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post #10 of 12
I think it will be available by mid October at about $299
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