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post #11 of 55
I have native Crossfire AND a P35 board, and you're wrong: it does work
I have yet to determine how well it works, but I have read that the performance loss due to 4x instead of 16x is negligible. I'm going to run 3dmark for the first time tonight, so I'll post my results.
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I'm not sure if it's the screwy drivers that I'm running....or that the bandwidth is suffering, but I'm not getting the greatest performance in BF2142. I haven't run 3dmark yet, but I will soon.
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Originally Posted by MrBungle View Post
i was wrong
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
you're wrong
i beat you to it


please keep us posted. i'm interested to learn more about it. i read a while ago that ATi did some creative things with their drivers to make CF work pretty well on the P965 chipset. i try to stay on top of these thing sometimes, but i love reviews from actual OCN members.
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I'm kind of worried that AMD won't work as hard on the drivers for supporting Intel chipsets......fingers crossed here.
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i was worried about that at first too, but i think they're a lot smarter than that. i think they know that having choices is good for all of us, including them.
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post #16 of 55
X38 is the first chipset designed for overclocking. It features 49 PCI Express lanes and support PCI Express 2.0 (double bandwidth). X38 is definitely worthwhile waiting for if you are in the high end motherboard market.
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post #17 of 55
So what is the best MOBO for a Radeon HD 2900XT/DDR4 card? I am building a second system for this card. I like Asus and eVGA...Using DDR2 memory and would like a FSB1300..
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So what is the best MOBO for a Radeon HD 2900XT/DDR4 card? I am building a second system for this card. I like Asus and eVGA...
Thx
Well if you are going to get only 1 videocard, any motherboard will do just fine.
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Well if you are going to get only 1 videocard, any motherboard will do just fine.
I am building 2 system one Q6600 GO and a E6850 system and I plan on using a 8800GTX with a EK Full water block for it and using 2 D-tek fusion for the cpu's. The Radeon will not be water cooled though. Will a eVGA A1 680i mobo work for that card?
    
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post #20 of 55
will x38 support crossfire or SLI. I swear i just read a couple threads that were talking about it supporting SLI....
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