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post #31 of 34
1 year warranty and one of the poor if not worst supporters for Intel systems?
There's nothing that board can do that an ASUS with an Intel core logic can't.
post #32 of 34
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You are preaching to the choir nasgul. I expect the Asus board to be fantastic. Not that I'm not pleased with my current board but the lack of whql sli drivers is nagging. It runs fine but I'm using year old modded drivers. An Asus SLI board with dual 16x lanes (my board has 8x8x and yours nasgul as you know as 8x4x), ample space for a sound card with dual slot video solutions, 8 phase power (Which the DFI doesn't have) capacitors, and the potential to be a monster overclocker. Won't really matter how much a premium I'll have to pay at launch for that kind of feature set.
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post #33 of 34
Oh, I'm sorry that you need SLI, but see, I don't and the vast majority around here doesn't either.

I can play pretty much every game w/o the need of SLI and I don't see your 30" display which is what is needed to realize the performance potential of an SLI system.

Com'on! 19" CRT on 7900 GTX in SLI? That's like buying a complete $150,000 surround sound system THX 7.1 and hook it up to a 27" TV, what's the point?

BTW, my ASUS runs at 16x4 not 8x4. And if you think it's ASUS or Intel are behind not having SLI drivers for their boards/chipset, guess what? It's not them, let's just leave it that.

The bad part about SLI is that the next gen card will be faster than two last gen cards in SLI, that is why I never buy into this SLI stuff nor will I ever.
post #34 of 34
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I've been monitor shopping for two months I am undecided between an NEC/Mitusbishi 22" CRT (the Diamondtron RDF225WG)(its big, its black and oh so nice!) or a 24" LCD (likely the Dell FP2407 Ultrasharp, $800 Canadian). I just spent $1200 last month upgrading to conroe and my lovely FX-57 is sitting in my 10 year old daughters' computer. I've had 4 generations of SLI and been pleased with all of them so I guess its a matter of personal opinion.

When I get my new monitor I'll post pics of me in front of it playing GRAW at silly settings and it will all be worth it.
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