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Looks like a good one to me... I just ordered mine a few days ago. It should be here Wednesday.

Manufacturer Site: http://www.ecsusa.com/ECSWebSite/Pro...ID=123&LanID=9
Newegg: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813135075


I think I'm in love...

ATI Hybrid support
PCI Express 2.0
8-Channel HD Audio
HDMI
HDCP
AND IT'S A BLACK PCB!!!
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If the 780 is anything like the 770 it will get a bit demanding of the SB voltage.
Oddly though, the 770 runs low temps so the 780 may also... that is likely why the passive HSs.
Nice looking board.
You'll be setting the bar since I've yet to find a review, have fun
Do a good post and I'll add it to the Specific AM2/AM2+ MB Sticky.
    
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thank you!
i have now just found my new motherboard
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Originally Posted by KSIMP88 View Post
Looks like a good one to me... I just ordered mine a few days ago. It should be here Wednesday.

Manufacturer Site: http://www.ecsusa.com/ECSWebSite/Pro...ID=123&LanID=9
Newegg: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813135075

I think I'm in love...

ATI Hybrid support
PCI Express 2.0
8-Channel HD Audio
HDMI
HDCP
AND IT'S A BLACK PCB!!!
KSIMP88, so the ATI hybrid support is only supported in Windows Vista? I read a small portion in wikipedia about it. Sounds interesting...

Good luck with the board
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Should be here today, I have been playing with Windows XP a bit on this Pentium II. I managed to speed it up quite a bit... I wonder how well I can do with this next build.... :thinkings
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Originally Posted by thlnk3r View Post
KSIMP88, so the ATI hybrid support is only supported in Windows Vista? I read a small portion in wikipedia about it. Sounds interesting...

Good luck with the board
Only in Vista with low end video cards like the HD3450. It won't help a HD3850 run better for the added complexity so AMD didn't code for it.
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I'm going to use the 3870 or 9600GT at first anyways. Once everything is how I want it, I might look into that hybridmadoodle.
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post #8 of 45
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Only in Vista with low end video cards like the HD3450. It won't help a HD3850 run better for the added complexity so AMD didn't code for it.
So it won't crossfire with any of the high end models?
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Dunno...

I may be having a keyboard problem caused by this motherboard, guys.... stay tuned.
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post #10 of 45
LMK!! this looks awesome .. i was just looking at this on the egg earlier today my next mobo for phenom
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