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790I Chipset Fixable?? Or forever F'd!?!?!

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Hey guys there have been so many issues with the OC ability of the 790i chipset. Do you guys think its a fix through Bios or forever just sub par?? I'm really considering going with the BlackOps X48 chipset and forgoing SLI or I suppose if ATI/AMD ever comes out with anything comparable to Nvidia GPU's then X fire.


What do you guys think??
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I think you should just hold tight until R700 is released in a little while. See how well the 4800 series works, and if it's good, make the jump...

I doubt that the 790i will OC better with a bios flash, but who knows.
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Sorry R700 and 4800 GPU's?? Not familiar with the models numbers?

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I think you should just hold tight until R700 is released in a little while. See how well the 4800 series works, and if it's good, make the jump...

I doubt that the 790i will OC better with a bios flash, but who knows.
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Sorry, I should have clarified a little. The 4800 series GPU's will use variations of the R700 core. So, essentially, just keep your eyes peeled for the 4870x2.
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great thanks!! I'm going to purchase the Black Ops anyways and see what kinda OC i can get out of my 9770. I'm only running 1 9800Gx2 rught now anyways so I won't be losing anything except a board that can't OC to potential hehe =)


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Sorry, I should have clarified a little. The 4800 series GPU's will use variations of the R700 core. So, essentially, just keep your eyes peeled for the 4870x2.
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