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i was just wondering if i did the right thing to order the evga A1 680i or sould have i of got a difrent mobo?
do you guys think the evga A1 680i will be a good replacement (rma) than the asus p5b deluxe or will it proform just as good?
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I have the EVGA 680i A1 board and I am really pleased with it. Performance wise, you will not be diasppointed. The NVIDIA are also going to support the Penryn when it comes out, which I dont think the 965 was going to do, so it is future proof too. I would recommend going to the EVGA community page and read up on some of the problems others have had. There are some does and donts to keep the board running rock solid (for example, dont overvolt the ram or you will fry the memory controller, etc...). Did you get this board for the SLI capability? Just wondering because there are some nice P35 (Crossfire) chipset boards coming out that can OC a little better, not to mention DDR2 and DDR3 support!

edit: And the A1 revision alows for a more stable OC with the quad core.
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i hate asus,go for evga they make great video cards
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