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what is the best motherboard for around $300, I want to keep my amd athlom dual core processor and be able to sli two video cards.
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Do you want an AM2 board?.... or are you willing to wait for an AM2+ SLI one?
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it doesnt matter as long as I can use my amd athlom 6000 processor still.
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I mostly want it so I can overclock my cpu cause with my current bios I cant do anything, and also in the future add a second video card in sli.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128074

will that MOBO work with my cpu? and with dual invidia cards in sli? if not then what mobo will?
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The 790 chipset is only for ati crossfire, you will have to go 590sli/570sli to get nvidia sli with an amd cpu.
post #7 of 10
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136041

Best AM2+ Mobo right now. The DFI LP UT 790FX. It won't run SLI, but it will do Crossfire, I believe 3 way Crossfire, as it has 3 PCI-E 2.0 slots (not positive on tri-cards) and it is one of the best overclocking mobos for AMD.

You'll be hard pressed to find a really good, up to date AMD motherboard that supports SLI natively, since they merged with ATI. All of the decent AM2+ Motherboards are AMD/ATI chipsets. Sorry.
    
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post #8 of 10
Well the best SLI board would be this.

ASUS CROSSHAIR AM2 NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131593
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790a is what you need to wait for....
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Well the best SLI board would be this.

ASUS CROSSHAIR AM2 NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131593
ok I am thinking of picking this up but right now I am using this computer case, am I gonna have to get a different one? if so what do you guys recommend and something cheap

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....#productdetail


and the height and the length are mixed up on the best buy spec page...
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