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this thread is point less. the 680i n 780i have the same chipsets overclocking is the same.
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Making definitive statements, regarding something you obviously have a limited knowledge of, is not recommended.
QFT

Hoping to hear more about the 780i from you guys!

I am thinking about switching myself. I still have to flash my EVGA's 680i BIOS to P31 (I got sidetracked...) to get my Q6600 G0 overclocked.

Is EVGA still offering the 680i -> 780i switch for ($99 was it?).
    
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Is EVGA still offering the 680i -> 780i switch for ($99 was it?).
I still think they do, I'd hurry up and check, though if you can step up it seems your going to have to wait a little while.
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Awhile indeed. All but two members at the EVGA forums are still waiting for boards.
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QFT

Hoping to hear more about the 780i from you guys!

I am thinking about switching myself. I still have to flash my EVGA's 680i BIOS to P31 (I got sidetracked...) to get my Q6600 G0 overclocked.

Is EVGA still offering the 680i -> 780i switch for ($99 was it?).
I think it was $89.
I'm number 1358. Oh joy.
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All I care about is that the 780i clocks 45nm Quads respectably. There aren't any EVGA's in stock at my local retailers yet, only the P5N-T. After the limitations I've had with the P5N32-E I'll be looking into getting a reference board if someone posts decent Quad clocking results in this thread.
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All I care about is that the 780i clocks 45nm Quads respectably. There aren't any EVGA's in stock at my local retailers yet, only the P5N-T. After the limitaions I've had with the P5N32-E I'll be looking into getting a reference board if someone posts decent Quad clocking results in this thread.
These might be considered decent.
    
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Any testing done yet that you know of, nuc?
So far, all I have to go by is this:

It works

But then you have
This
and this
and this
and finally this

So it looks kinda bleak ratt.
But I'm a huge asus fan boy, so I'm gonna give the p5n-t a whirl this weekend. TigerDirect's warehouse is about 10 miles away, so I'm gonna give it a shot. They'll give me 30 days to return it if it pukes.

On their website, they mention only rev. 1.02G will work for the 45nm quads, so I'm gonna make sure I have that revision or no deal.

I'll start it up with an E6850, update the bios, and if I get that far we'll see what the quad will do.

Interesting that there are no reviews out yet...

This will all happen this weekend. If all goes well, I'll sell my XFX 780i for what I paid for it, or I'll return it to Fry's. I have until the 28th of this month to do that.
    
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So far, all I have to go by is this:

It works

But then you have
This
and this
and this
and finally this

So it looks kinda bleak ratt.
But I'm a huge asus fan boy, so I'm gonna give the p5n-t a whirl this weekend. TigerDirect's warehouse is about 10 miles away, so I'm gonna give it a shot. They'll give me 30 days to return it if it pukes.

On their website, they mention only rev. 1.02G will work for the 45nm quads, so I'm gonna make sure I have that revision or no deal.

I'll start it up with an E6850, update the bios, and if I get that far we'll see what the quad will do.

Interesting that there are no reviews out yet...

This will all happen this weekend. If all goes well, I'll sell my XFX 780i for what I paid for it, or I'll return it to Fry's. I have until the 28th of this month to do that.
I was just reading those a little while ago. Sounds like an issue with the chipset driver to me.
If you get good results this weekend, I may stick with ASUS for the 780i also.
Looking forward to any info you come up with. +rep
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I was just reading those a little while ago. Sounds like an issue with the chipset driver to me.
If you get good results this weekend, I may stick with ASUS for the 780i also.
Looking forward to any info you come up with. +rep
Well I'm using 9.46 currently, and I'm gonna try and use the same install, so I know these drivers are good with the reference 780i. 780i is 780i isn't it??

These other fellows may have gotten earlier revisions that may be bad, It's speculation at this point. But if I were them, I'd be pi$$ed. And I will be if I spend ~3 hours swapping out boards and have to swap back again.

That'll po my wife, and when that happens nuke's ..

Anyway I'm a colt's fan from here on in. My sister lives in IN.
    
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Tried a new Beta BIOS for the DFI 680i but it would not retain a CPU multi higher than x9 .. could set x10-x50 just run at x9 ...

Still it is working of sorts ... the 780i results I have seen around are much better though.

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