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post #1 of 20
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Well my E3110 just arrived and is now working (thanks ||LAW|| Doom). My Q6600 bid farewell last week and should be popping into one of Gibsonnova's rigs soon

My question is this. I plan on purchasing an X48 board for my soon to be Crossfire build with 2x 4870's. I also wanna hit 4.0 (if possible) on my 1.22 vid E3110. So im looking right now at the DFI LANPARTY DK X48-T2RS

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136047

But hey, you guys are better experts than I am so have at it. Money is no object but I do not wish to trespass into the DDR3 region just yet
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post #2 of 20
Well you could get the LT version if money is no object.

The Gigabyte GA-X48DQ6 [second time I've recommended it today] is really cheap over here. You could pair up with that too.

Both boards are good but I would pick the DFI over the Gigabyte board.
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post #3 of 20
the lt version of the DFI X48 is a better board.
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post #4 of 20
well if money is no issue then i guess grab the foxconn X48
    
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post #5 of 20
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Ok so ill look more closely at the LT, I vaguely remember more X48 boards coming out in the near future? If so, should I wait or is the LT the best out there for time to come.
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post #6 of 20
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Quote:
Originally Posted by microman View Post
well if money is no issue then i guess grab the foxconn X48
DDR3
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post #7 of 20
The UT has a heat pipe cooling solution whereas the LT doesn't. That's the DFI differences.

A lot of people love their Rampage/Maximus Formula. You could also consider that.
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post #8 of 20
my gigabyte x38 took my E8400 to 4.7 so maybe the gigabyte x48 ds4
    
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post #9 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by MomijiTMO View Post
Well you could get the LT version if money is no object.

The Gigabyte GA-X48DQ6 [second time I've recommended it today] is really cheap over here. You could pair up with that too.

Both boards are good but I would pick the DFI over the Gigabyte board.
The gigabyte board is defo nice and i would recommend it
post #10 of 20
ive used a few of the DFI X38's and 2 different X48's and i didnt much care for any of them although the 48 was slightly better imo
    
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