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Direct X 10 cards. I'm sure you've heard of Direct x 8, 9.0. 9.0c ect. Only newer cards will support Direct X 10...which most people are going to wait for. Why get a new card if you can wait for Direct X10 and futureproof yourself?
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Ahh ok so when do they come out?
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couldn't tell ya...sometime near vista is all I know. Couple months ish im guessing
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ATI and nVidia are already working on it. I've heard rumos of November for the nVidia cards, but these are just rumors!

I'd say early 2007 for mainstream cards.
    
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check out a thread i started a few days ago called dx10? it pretty much brought me up to speed with dx10
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i sort of want 2 16speed pcis slots. how much overclocking limiting is that ASUS P5N32-SLI SE Deluxe?
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Any reason why?

Not too sure how much, but generally it limites it substantionally. I'd be surprised if you can hit an FSB of higher than like... say, 333MHz.
    
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my plan is to get two really good cards not far down the road and to use them fully. what about a psu? i was thinking this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817163109 or this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341002
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ok

Although no card maxes out x8 just yet, and even x4 only results in 10% loss or so.

Thus, either get a good SLI board that limits overclocking, or wait for DFI's RD600 board (not sure when... should not be too long).

PSU:
http://www.pcpowercooling.com/produc...hp?show=S75EPS $199
Best there is at $200. 60A on a single 12V rails.

Or the 'small' brother:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703005 $159.99

I think the Silverstone is good, buta little underpowered on the 12V rails compared to the GameXStream and the PC Power & Cooling units.
    
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you didn't like that ocz? i was looking at pc power and cooling because i've never heard anyone say anything bad about them. what do you mean no card maxes out at 8x? in sli
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