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You could also look at the Asus M2N32-SLI Deluxe mobo. It's cheaper than the 780a, but it's an older 590 sli chipset. It would support dual 16x PCI-E slots (full 16x on both slots), though. It also supports the Phenom processor with a BIOS update. You can find one Open Box on Newegg for like $115-125, new I think it's like $180 or something like that. Though the setup you have now (with a couple of ATI cards) would be a VERY nice setup. But if you HAVE to have Nvidia (not necessary), then you'd need a new board, I suggest 780a (newest chipset, Tri-SLI & Hybrid SLI support, DDR2-1066, etc) or 590 SLI.
     
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post #22 of 25
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Crossfire is ATI technology and only works on ATI cards. The only chipsets supporting this are made by AMD and Intel.

don't have a lot of info but my understanding is you are wrong on the chipset thing. diamond and xdna say you can do it on a sli board.

how it works though I don't know

as far as the original poster though you are right he can't crossfire a nvidia video card.
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post #23 of 25
You must SLI them.With SLI Bridges.

@rx7speed

Actually,nvidia hates ati and will never make xfire related chipsets.
post #24 of 25
aryuautku it has nothing to do with nvidia making a xfire chipset from my understanding. I admit I don't know much about it though but from what little I gathered xdna allows you to use xfire on any chipset be it nvidia, ati, intel via or whatever. just as long as the board supports 2 pci-slots it can do xfire. again my understanding but info is limited all I know is it is a diamond thing and it's called xdna.
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I've heard plans that something like that might be implemented, but I've not seen it in practice yet. Also, I don't believe that performance would be similar to 'true' Crossfire using an AMD (or older ATI) chipset. Thus, I did not mention it, since I don't see it as a viable option.
    
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