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Hey Guys, Well After looking at some benchmarks I decided to...... join the Dark Side . I've Been An AMD Fanboy And user im not too sure were to start with intel.So I Need Some Help.

I Want a X38 Motherboard That can Run 2 way Crossfire At Full 16x, I really Just Want The Best Bang For My Buck, but 2 16X PCI E is a Must

So Far I found this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136045

And This
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813121090

Are Intel's Motherboard Any good? i See Nothing But Bad Review and So and So on Newegg.

Also Is x48 Worth it? Should i Save My Money and Get an x48 instead?

Any Suggestions Comments are Gladly Welcomed.
    
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post #2 of 15
X48 is rev X38 so I would say X38 should be fine. Beside the DFI x38 you listed above, Gigabyte X38 -DS4 is also a good board. Good ocer at fair price.
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The dfi board looks like the best, I'd reccommend the asus P5e too
    
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I would recommend the ASUS P5E or Maximus Formula. You can also convert the Maximus Formula to the X48 Rampage Formula with a bios flash. The Gigabyte boards are excellent too.
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I have the maximus formula. This was my first build I attempted to Overclock and on this motherboard is was very easy to use and I have never had any problems with it.
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Well Looks like i Got Some Good Awnsers, Well Im Getting a Maximus Formula

DFI will be My Second Choice :]
Edited by Jman_345 - 6/2/08 at 12:52pm
    
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Dfi Man!
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Quote:
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Id rather Not Get the P5E Since Only 1 PCi E Runs 16x in Crossfire
    
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Well, either way, you can't lose.

Does the DFI allow for tRD changes? If it doesn't than the maximus formula is probably the better choice.
    
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