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post #11 of 18
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131593

This is the best board IMO.
post #12 of 18
Both are great boards, If you like ATI cards go with a ATI chipset, on the AM2 boards they preform just as well

http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/09/...d_summer_slam/

This will give you an Idea, good review by toms.
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by NrGx View Post
VERY good board, great bling board too, has LED lights ALLL over it. Pretty much same as mine without WS functions.
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post #14 of 18
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Why don't you get the DFI LANPARTY UT NF590 and instead of getting ddr2 1066 RAM you get ddr2 800?
Agreed, there is some killer D9 Micron chips in the DDR2 800 Ballistix and GEIL DDR2 800 that has been doing DDR1100 speeds
    
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post #15 of 18
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130057

here is a linky to the crossfire board....slick board IMO never used..not an ATI guy.....toms liked it tho...
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post #16 of 18
take a look at an epox MF570 SLi. Ive read a couple of reviews, they seem like a great board, and a solid OCer, too bad it feels like a waste to buy an AM2 system, every where you look its conroe this conroe that, some of us AMD guys have no experience with intel, and its tough to make decisions, LOL

My $.02, i love epox, have had great experiences with them!
     
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post #17 of 18
I've used both the M2N32sli dlx from Asus, and now the DFI nf590, and both are almost identical in terms of overclocking, DFI winning out slightly due to more bios options. As most have said here, any board with the 590 chipset will probably overclock well due to it being an "enthusiast's" chipset. Haven't heard any bad reports on some of the cheaper models yet, so that biostar might be just dandy.
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post #18 of 18
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
I was thinkin about an ABIT 570SLI, just so some day I can go SLI, even though I use ATI right now. Or to save money the ABIT 570 Ultra. Would that be a good board?
Yeah! Abit cheap mobo but great Oc.
http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc?id=127005
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