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Lets just say my primary rig met an untimely demise that took out my mobo and 8800gt (3.6Gghz & 15,500 3DMark06)

I dont wanna relive the sudden and unexpected passing but since then I rebuilt my rig with spare parts... Hence My sig rig is R.I.P. and now I compute off FrankenPuter lol

So I need a new mobo... with at least 2x SLI @ 16x and great OC for quads.

Ideal:
SLI or 3x SLI
45nm support @ 1600FSB DDR2 And/Or 3
PCIe 2.0
USB2.0 4+ headers
Raid 0/1
LOW VDROOP


For the time being FrankenPuter will have this new mobo dropped in it and a pair of new 8800 GT 's (cheapest I can find that OC well PNY?)


Suggestions?

780i/790i/x48 ??

Im so bitter that the sig rig is dead and now Ill be selling off 2 Q6600, 1 6750, p35-T2RS, 4 GB OCZ SOE, 1 evga 7600 GT K0, 1 8600 GT Dell OEM to try and not kill the wallet too badly.
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Evga &50i F T W isnt bad,V drop isnt horrible.And i havent done the pencil mod as of yet.But till i get my heat issues figured out i dont to do it anyway.I think i need a biiger caser
    
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750i FTW is my call,basically the same as the 780i and less money.
 
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Whats the diff btwn the 750 & 780?

Any perks to going to 790i?
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post #5 of 6
790 is riddled with probs OC'n the Q..

The 780i is tri SLI capable and has 2 LAN.

The evga 750i FTW gets my vote..

.03 vdroop with the pencil mod..

great board for me... just need a better chip... but i think im gona hold out for the Q9650

PS: My 8800gt's are PNY... Great cards..
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Originally Posted by 10acjed View Post
790 is riddled with probs OC'n the Q..

The 780i is tri SLI capable and has 2 LAN.

The evga 750i FTW gets my vote..

.03 vdroop with the pencil mod..

great board for me... just need a better chip... but i think im gona hold out for the Q9650

PS: My 8800gt's are PNY... Great cards..
+rep thanks for the info.

My PNY *WAS* a great card ! @ 15500 3dMark06

So Seems the 750i would be the board to get... any ideas on max oc's for q6x00's?

I think my new build list may be a 750i + One PNY 9800 GX2 for now and add a second in time...
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