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I have a P5B-Deluxe right now, but am considering upgrading. I havn't kept up at all with any of the new LGA775 boards, so I was hoping to get a little direction for you guys.

I hear the 650i and the 680i boards are becoming quite popular, as well as the P5K. I'm most likely wanting to run SLi in the future ('course, I've said that with my last two PCI-e cards, lol), so obviously the nforce chipset boards may be the best.

Input please
 
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i love my 680i.....tho i have heard there is an new one out...that is susposed to be good, i cant recall what it is called at the moment tho
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post #3 of 24
EVGA 680i is at the top

or asus striker extreme
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If you are thinking SLI, I would say wait till the X38 comes out before you make your decision, word is it is only a month away. It may end up being an awsome performer. I like my P5Ks, but with X38 so close, and the fact that P35 chipsets are not SLI, may be worth the wait.

I do not have any experience with the nVidea chipsets, but unless you are going SLI and need it now, it seems like more of a lateral move from the P5B-Deluxe.

Just my opinion.
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post #5 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Knitelife View Post
If you are thinking SLI, I would say wait till the X38 comes out before you make your decision, word is it is only a month away. It may end up being an awsome performer. I like my P5Ks, but with X38 so close, and the fact that P35 chipsets are not SLI, may be worth the wait.

I do not have any experience with the nVidea chipsets, but unless you are going SLI and need it now, it seems like more of a lateral move from the P5B-Deluxe.

Just my opinion.
seconded.
post #6 of 24
that is a good point to wait but the ASUS striker extreme hmmm good..........
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post #7 of 24
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I heard big hype about these when they first came out,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127019

But haven't really heard anything since....Plus, Abit BIOS = FTW
 
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post #8 of 24
P5K..it shmokes my P5B-dlx in raw FSB and is also more stable with very tight RAM timings. I had no problems taking my e6700 to 530mhz FSB on the P5K...only ~490mhz FSB on the P5B.

Since I dont care for SLi..it was the only choice to make at 149.00$, its light-years ahead of most all mobo's for OC potential...and almost 120$ less!
post #9 of 24
I have the QuadGT- It is a great performer once you flash the BIOS.

In all honesty, I'd wait until the X38 chipset comes out. It's got SLI support and is supposed to whip P965's and P35's out of the box.
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post #10 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Knitelife View Post
If you are thinking SLI, I would say wait till the X38 comes out before you make your decision, word is it is only a month away. It may end up being an awsome performer. I like my P5Ks, but with X38 so close, and the fact that P35 chipsets are not SLI, may be worth the wait.

I do not have any experience with the nVidea chipsets, but unless you are going SLI and need it now, it seems like more of a lateral move from the P5B-Deluxe.

Just my opinion.
He's got it right. X38 will be an OC BEAST, and it will support SLi.
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