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My board died awhile back and before I shipped back it back, (RMA) I accidentally physically damaged it. Yeah, great. So I doubt they'll take it. So instead of pay to ship it there, have them deny it, then have them ship it back at my expense I'm just gonna get a new flippen board. (Don't ask what I did to it... it was dumb. accident, but dumb)
I'm a little beyond angry at this point and I hate computers.

So tell me what to buy. $250ish max. I had the P5N-E wifi, it was fine till it crapped out on me. No very interested in buying that board again.

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are you looking to go crossfire, sli or single card?
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Abit IP-35E or Gigabyte P35DS3L. Pair with an 8800GT 512 MB and you will be set for at least a year.
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You're a prime candidate for Communism.
    
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Originally Posted by TnB= Gir View Post
are you looking to go crossfire, sli or single card?
SLI, I guess. Seems to be the way to go at this point. I not going to run anything in sli at the moment though so I don't really care.

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Abit IP-35E or Gigabyte P35DS3L. Pair with an 8800GT 512 MB and you will be set for at least a year.
Checkin em out...

Yeah, the Abit IP-35E Pro looks OK. Only the one PCIe slot is 16x, I don't really care though.
    
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Originally Posted by SUPER PISSED View Post
SLI, I guess. Seems to be the way to go at this point. I not going to run anything in sli at the moment though so I don't really care.



Checkin em out...
Well the SLI options are the 780i or the 750i. I personally would recommend the 780i but is is pricey. You can afford it since it is barely under $250.

But if you are planning to only run 1 card for a while, you can find a $130 motherboard (P35 chipset) that will OC very well and still run a killer video card!
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Well the SLI options are the 780i or the 750i. I personally would recommend the 780i but is is pricey. You can afford it since it is barely under $250.

But if you are planning to only run 1 card for a while, you can find a $130 motherboard (P35 chipset) that will OC very well and still run a killer video card!
Nope, you're leaving the decision up to me. I'm sick of hardware, tell me what to buy.
    
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Originally Posted by SUPER PISSED View Post
Nope, you're leaving the decision up to me. I'm sick of hardware, tell me what to buy.
Buy a ds3l.
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what do you do with your computer? (what games do you play, programs do you use, etc.)
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Well if you want a 780i board here - http://www.motherboardpro.com/EVGA-1...ard-p-468.html.
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