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Originally Posted by FtW 420 View Post

Looking here http://game.msi.com/product/motherboard/z87-xpower
Looks like you can bypass the PLX for single gpu use.

ok but looking more for native 2 way sli
post #102 of 107
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ok but looking more for native 2 way sli

Then you have plenty of cheaper boards to choose from that are perfectly capable of overclocking just as well. The Mpower for starters, if only looking at MSI. Heck, the G65 is probably good enough for overclocking on air and water.
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post #103 of 107
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Based on knowledge of circuit routing, I would say you can't.

All you would need to do is use some sort of bypass switch. I don't think that's the feature for the Ceasefire, though.
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Will verify tonight if I have some time .. got some Samsung sites to go check out for Sprint today.. headed to San Francisco now.
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Then you have plenty of cheaper boards to choose from that are perfectly capable of overclocking just as well. The Mpower for starters, if only looking at MSI. Heck, the G65 is probably good enough for overclocking on air and water.

I'm looking for aesthetics as well, and the xpower looks better than the Mpower to me
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439$? Oh my, MSI what did you guys smoking?
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439$? Oh my, MSI what did you guys smoking?

It's well within the normal price range of a Z87 with the PLX chips. It's an XL-ATX board with over the top everything, including a Killer NIC.
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