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Hey,

I am about to order the mobo for my x mas build, but I need some reassurance on my decision. I was gonna go with the P5B Deluxe. Yay or Nay? or should I go with like the eVGA 680i?

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Forget SLI and get the P5B-Deluxe.
    
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Any more? lol I have both in my cart.
    
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Go with the 680i if you want to upgrade the CPU to quad core later.
    
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Go with the 680i if you want to upgrade the CPU to quad core later.
What? the P5B supports quad core.
    
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post #6 of 10
erb, fyi, the P5B dlx does support Quad Core and they have been since July:

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...ght=P5B+Deluxe

P5B Deluxe is my suggestion.
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K thanks guys, checking out now
    
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Go with the 680i if you want to upgrade the CPU to quad core later.
Uhh, you dont know what you're talking about.. P5B supports Kentsfield (quad core)
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k Ordered! Should be here tuesday, although I can't get it till x mas
    
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k Ordered! Should be here tuesday, although I can't get it till x mas
What? You ordered your own x-mas present?
    
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