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I am going to order my new mobo for my Xeon 3110 tonight. But i am in between these 2 mobos.

What do you guys think ?

Evga 750i ftw ( $190 CAD )
http://www.directcanada.com/products...nufacture=EVGA

Asus P5N-D 750i SLI ( $153 CAD )
http://www.directcanada.com/products...nufacture=ASUS
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post #2 of 37
Always buy Evga. You won't regret it. The cooling solution is far superior to what Asus offers; however, be aware that the SPP fan on the 750i FTW is very loud.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jph1589 View Post
I've read it, thanks but i'll still go for it because i am sure it will be fixed. If not, i'll figure out smtg


Should i get an after market fan for the chip ? Or add to my water loop with a chipset block. If yes, which chipset block ?
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Anymore thoughts ?
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If it helps any, I'm now switching boards since I was planning on a RAID configuration with my new build. Just my choice though.
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i been looking at the Asus P5N-D SLI or a new p35 board sence my board i got now has 2 dead ram slots and i doubt abit will fix it cause thier burnt. The sata issues on the new chipsets worry me tho me having 2 320s and a sata dvdrw.
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Hey, I'm facing the same choice too, except I don't live in Canada, and on Newegg, the Asus is 140 USD and the Evga is 200USD, which is a much bigger gap than the ones you posted.
    
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post #9 of 37
If SLI is a concern for you. Keep in mind the 750i chipset will only allow x8 x8 SLI. Not full X16 x16.
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post #10 of 37
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I thought evga 750i is 16x16, asus p5n-d as well.

System specifications in newegg says PCI-e: 2x16 Hardware ready

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188026


Someone please confirm this before they ship my 750i fTW. : /
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