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So, compare them (in both FII and Extreme forms). Which is better? Can they both hold tri-SLI and an aftermarket sound card (BGears to be exact)? Thanks
post #2 of 23
Maximum is an x38 motherboard and only supports Crossfire as far as I know. There's only 2 PCI-express slots so if it can do SLI, it's not going to do Tr-SLI unless one of the cards is a dual GPU like the X2.
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post #3 of 23
Change title to Striker II if thats what youre talking about...
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Yea, I mean the Striker II. So I wanted to go Tri-SLI and DDR3.. Thats not possible with the Striker or Maximus huh? Im going to go with the Striker II. Which should I go with? FII or Extreme?
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If you want to go Tri-SLi & DDR3 too, you should wait a couple of weeks for the 790i
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aight thanks. is it possible to do 8 gigs of ddr3? with what ram?
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Yeah, you would have to buy 2*(2*2) = 8GB
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but all i see is 2 gigs(2x1) I need 2 gigs (1x2) or 4 gigs (2x2)
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Check here
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but all i see is 2 gigs(2x1) I need 2 gigs (1x2) or 4 gigs (2x2)
hmmm 2x2x2 is 8 right?
    
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