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It's not even 8x/8x Choggs. The board only runs 16x in one lane and 4x in another.

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Originally Posted by youngone View Post
nooo im so diappointed i might go back to getting q6600 combo board now???
Lol, ya, I originally posted that thread... it's a great deal IMO. Kinda wish I'd gotten it. I don't know of anyone having the XFX board personally, but I think it's basically the same as EVGA's 680i board. I'd look for some reviews first, because some earlier EVGA 680i boards (like the "R" models, opposed to the "1" models), had some issues.

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It's not even 8x/8x Choggs. The board only runs 16x in one lane and 4x in another.

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post #13 of 16
Yeah the P5N32-E SLI 680i is going to be what you want bro.
post #14 of 16
The P5N32-E SLI 680i is a great board. Good option. But I did look into the XFX 680i board a little more... and it's got some great reviews!

Motherboards.org - 91/100

Newegg - 5 Eggs for 74% of Reviewers. (which is astounding for a Mobo, heck even the EVGA model isn't that high.)

OCC Club - Recommended. Trusted sight for many.

Boot Daily - Reviewed 9/10, users 4/5.

Bjorn 3D (redirect from Nforce HQ) - 8/10, and Bjorn3D Seal of Approval.

So it seems like a pretty darn good board... maybe that XFX 680i/q6600 combo at Tigerdirect is a really good deal after all!
    
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As posted above, the 680i is considered the best choice at the moment if you are currently running SLI. The P35 chipset is the replacement for the P965 chipset, which also was not designed for SLI. The intel 975 chipset is SLI compatable, but 680i is a better choice.

The X38 chipset will be the replacement for the 975 chipset, and it is SLI compatable. There is not an official release date that I know of, but late July or August is what is being tossed around. If you need something now, go with the 680i. If you can wait 2 month, the X38 is supposed to be a monster.
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LOL, youngone, I think you need to figure out what your doing before you do it... You beleive yur computer is Soooogood, but in reality its not, your running a 3/4" coooling system with one of the worst blocks ever created that isn't able to handle the heat of your Quad core CPU, and remember when you went for your MAX OC? what happened to that QX6700? max all the voltages first ask questions later doesn't work in this field unless you have phase or LN2, or dryice, I'm simply suggesting that you research before you buy, we have all the information you'll need you just need to ask for it...
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