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I don't think I'm using more then 4 SATA ports. I have 1 HDD, and 2 Drives.
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Originally Posted by Metal425 View Post
I don't think I'm using more then 4 SATA ports. I have 1 HDD, and 2 Drives.
Just know that the board is highly recommended. I've seen DuckieHo saying some great things about it. If I was in the market for an SLI board, it would be the one I would get. Just make sure if you do get it, to flash to the latest bios as it fixed an issue with RAID. Also note that unlike other 750i boards, this one does have two PCIE x16 slots at full bandwidth (not two at x8). The eVGA website clarified this as the manual is wrong.
Edited by ericeod - 6/5/08 at 11:28pm
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My 780i board has been solid. Not incredible, but solid. I need 1.5v on the fsb to get over about 390 fsb, and my chip happens to be a voltage hog. (just over 1.5v for 3.6ghz) My chip runs dangerously hot, but that's not really the board's fault

I haven't had any of the issues that people talk about (sata problems, etc) however just know that the nvidia chipset driver installer isn't the best- I frequently have to install the sound driver seperately. Use the latest bios (P04 last time i checked) and it's a solid all around board.

The 750i seems like a great board, however. If i were buying right now, that's what i'd go with

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My 780i board has been solid. Not incredible, but solid. I need 1.5v on the fsb to get over about 390 fsb, and my chip happens to be a voltage hog. (just over 1.5v for 3.6ghz) My chip runs dangerously hot, but that's not really the board's fault

I haven't had any of the issues that people talk about (sata problems, etc) however just know that the nvidia chipset driver installer isn't the best- I frequently have to install the sound driver seperately. Use the latest bios (P04 last time i checked) and it's a solid all around board.

The 750i seems like a great board, however. If i were buying right now, that's what i'd go with

-Mark

Just curious, are you on 400x9 to get your 780i?

If you have the patience, maybe you could wait for the 780i FTW, no one knows when it will come out but EVGA have released something on it in their forums;
http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.asp?m=...55565;�
    
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I say 750i FTW unless you need the extra pci-e or sata...

It gets quads to 3.6-3.8 easy, it will handle the 1800 FSB.
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If you change the board you oughtta get a really good oc with that VID. I got 3.6 easy and my vid is 1.30 and 1.31 on another quad ihave ,got 3.6 on both.
    
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* Note, Microman uses like, 1.6v to get over 4Ghz.


Depends on the VID of the chip. I can do 1.4v for 3.82Ghz
thats not true i use 1.5v for 4ghz 4.1 takes 1.575
    
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