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post #1 of 16
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HI guys just got a P5K Deluxe as i had to rma my striker because it was dead. SO now i ask the quesiton is this a good motherboard for both quad core and core 2 because ill will be testing both with it.

Hopefully its better than strker
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post #2 of 16
How are you suppose to setup SLi with a P5K Deluxe? It's much better than a Striker but your going to have to sell one of your GTX's (or both, and upgrade to an Ultra).

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post #3 of 16
its a beautiful mb for the quads. The new P35 chipset has been showing some impressive results with the quad cores and from what i;ve read about that specific mb, i'd definately suggest it
    
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post #4 of 16
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why is p5k not sli??????!!!!!
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post #5 of 16
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i sware it has 2 pci-e 16x slots!
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post #6 of 16
So?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Newegg
PCI Express x16: 2 x PCI-E x16 (blue @ x16 mode, black @ x4 or x1 mode)
That means one PCI-Express Lane, the blue one, runs at 16x while the black one runs at 4x or 1x.

You should RMA it and get an Asus P5N32-E nForce 680i SLi Motherboard.

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post #7 of 16
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Noooo Your Kidding Me *** Whihch Mobo Do I Buy???
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post #8 of 16
Didn't you select your motherboard by chipset? You should have only searched for nForce 680i Motherboards. Get:

The Asus P5N32-E nForce 680i Motherboard

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300GB / 60GB / 4GB 16x LG DVD Burner Windows: XP ViewSonic 19" VP191b 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
300GB / 60GB / 4GB 16x LG DVD Burner Windows: XP ViewSonic 19" VP191b 
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by youngone View Post
Noooo Your Kidding Me *** Whihch Mobo Do I Buy???
Hmmm... ya P5K is a great board (so I've heard), but no SLI support. At least not 16x X 16x.... In your case I'd either go for the Asus P5N32-E SLI or EVGA 680i A1 board. I have the latter, and love it.
    
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post #10 of 16
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nooo im so diappointed i might go back to getting q6600 combo board now???
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