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post #1 of 16
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Iv been Wondering if the extra $40-50 into EVGA is worth it.

btw both their SLI is 16x 2.0 right?

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post #2 of 16
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Originally Posted by Coolwaters View Post
Iv been Wondering if the extra $40-50 into EVGA is worth it.

btw both their SLI is 16x 2.0 right?
The eVGA 750i FTW board is getting rave reviews right now. People are actually going to these from their 780i boards. If I was going to get a 750i, the eVGA would be the board I would get without hesitation.

The 750i PCI-E slots are 2.0 and are x16 slots. But when you run SLI, they run at x8.

This is from the eVGA 750i FTW manual
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These two PCI Express x16 slots are reserved for graphics or video cards. The design of this motherboard
supports two PCI-Express graphics cards with x8 bandwith using NVIDIA’s SLI technology.
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I love mine.Id say its worth it
    
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post #4 of 16
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they run at 8X on SLI? that suxs.
what about if i use the other slot for something else? will that limit my graphics card?
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post #5 of 16
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Originally Posted by ericeod View Post
The People are actually going to these from their 780i boards.
damn straight

that x8 is new to me and their manual won't load up for me.
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post #6 of 16
The Evga board for sure. Has a lifetime warranty.
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post #7 of 16
The eVGA board is 750iFTW....the for the win pretty much sold it for me haha.
But on a serious note, i've read nothing but good about this board, which is why i spent an extra hundred going from the GA p35 ds3l to the 750i...

eVGA 750iFTW>Asus imo
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post #8 of 16
Stick with eVGA. Asus makes a non reference board and in most cases won't OC as well at the eVGA board.
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post #9 of 16
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i did some reading and they said its duel 16x 16x 2.0 PCIe
theres no 8x

so that nice to know.

the cheapest i found was on newegg. for 190...is there a better place?
but most likely buying from there.
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post #10 of 16
Okay,that has to absolutely be a type, just read the manual.

Considering the 750 uses the same NB as well as the NF200, there is absolutely no way it can't be x16 for both in SLI, if anything it should be x24!!!!!
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