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Wich SLI motherboard has the best price/performance ratio? I need it for my next build in august or so.
I plan to OC.

And I really don't have the budget for a 680i

So how about a 650i?
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post #2 of 6
http://www.tomshardware.com/2007/05/...ards_compared/
There's a nice breakdown of the less expensive SLI boards. Of those, I hear the ASUS performs pretty nicely, although I'm hearing very good things of the MSI P6N SLI-FI as well, and for that price, it seems like a catch.

The ASUS is around $130, the MSI is around $105-110.
post #3 of 6
Yep get the P5N-E SLI.
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I the difference between the p5n-e and p5n32-e very noticable?
I mean when you go for SLI? Or overclocking?
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Originally Posted by killerfromsky View Post
I the difference between the p5n-e and p5n32-e very noticable?
I mean when you go for SLI? Or overclocking?
P5N-E is 650i chipset and the P5N32-E is 680i shipset.
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post #6 of 6
i'd go with a p5n32e-sli as since u want SLI u dont really want a "budget" board since ur already getting 2 decent gpus (i assume) why not just spend a little more a get a p5n32e-sli which is an extreme striker without some features


imo
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