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Kyle's Thoughts:

Through testing both the EVGA and XFX 780i reference motherboards we saw consistently lower benchmarks than on our Intel chipset platforms. In my experience we could not point to DDR2 being the “culprit” every time. This motherboard just seemed to have some slow points to it, but to say these are going to visibly manifest themselves in real world usage is hard to say, especially on the gaming side. In our multimedia applications, which are real world timed scenarios, four minutes slower is simply four minutes slower. Now unless you are sitting around all day and encoding video after video the moment one finishes, you are likely to never notice the 780i boards be a tad slower. And those of you that game at level that are GPU-limited (like most of us do) you will never see the differences.
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post #2 of 12
wanted to get this 1 but now im waiting for the 790i
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Why would you ever get a board with DDR3...?
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its hip

no il keep my reapers lmao just if i want to upgrade i could a long time from now and im talking next year
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will there be a 3way sli mb that will support 8800gts? =/ or can i give up on that...
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post #6 of 12
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Originally Posted by MadeInBrazil View Post
will there be a 3way sli mb that will support 8800gts? =/ or can i give up on that...
It has nothing to do with the mobo.
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I wish i had the $$$ to get it
 
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by MadeInBrazil View Post
will there be a 3way sli mb that will support 8800gts? =/ or can i give up on that...
8800GTS do not support tri-SLI (three way).

The only cards as of right now are:

8800GTX
8800Ultra
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4 minutes out of how long?
    
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post #10 of 12
Just what i needed. Thanks. It's my next board... might not be PERFECT, but it's heck faster than waht i have right now. Ill be okay for 5 yearsif im lucky enough !
     
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