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well I am poor folk cant aford 499 for a vid card and i also dont play as much just waiting for crysis
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Hey it's all good man! I'd say that you should wait until the X38 to get true Crossfire: 16x/16x support with PCI-E2.0. HOwever, these will be pretty expensive. Hell I may buy one when they come out, so maybe you could snatch up my board then! That will be a while though....
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does ur board do sli too cuz i cant make up my mind 8600gts or 2600xt
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Nope, no SLI. The X38 is rumored to have SLI, but it hasn't been confirmed by Intel yet. The core logic is physically able, but NVidia hasn't blessed Intel with a license yet.
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lol i d k always been an nvidia guy but i always get the 6series card and do sli and it always out performs the high end cards but this time its odd
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the 680i mobos are nothing to sneeze at, but I think that the P35 outperforms them on the CPU/memory side of things.
However, they currently have 16x/16x SLI instead of the 8x/8x or in my case 16x/4x Crossfire.
Another thing is that the second PCI-E 4X slot runs through the ICH9 chipset (southbridge) instead of both on the northbridge. I guess ATI implemented some magical drivers, as reflected to CD's score.
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post #17 of 20
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idk all i kno is that i got to get rid of this 570 it oc like a grany and its unstable.

what u think would be better 8600sli or 2600 cross fire
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TBH I haven't read enough on the two to recommend it properly, but I know the 2600xt has GDDR4 and UVD decoder which makes for some great HD video without extra CPU usage.
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its also sooooooooo much prettier, damn it looks sick
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the reviews on the gddr4 hd2600xt suck
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