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well it msi or giga since the biostar only has x8 x8 crossfire, x16 single card "mode"

suggestions?

found this asus P5Q pro...thoughts?
Edited by x7337H - 6/13/08 at 9:08pm
    
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even over the asus p5q pro?
    
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Going to chip in, I've had experiences with MSI, and Biostar. MSI is by far the worse experience I've had, 1 motherboard, 2 RMAs dead PCIE slot, the other dead LAN port, and 1 dead vid card in RMA now. I have a biostar sckt 478 board, and the AGP slot is sooo sensitive if you touch the vid card while it's on it'll kill the output, and I have to restart it. So those are my experiences with both companies.
Agreed. MSI have the worst motherboards and video cards by far. What I went through to get my MSI 3870 RMAed I wont even look at a MSI product anymore. 3 dead video cards and 2 dead motherboards later I can come to the conclusion MSI SUCKS. I'd rather take biostar or even ECS over them.
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well after reading a review of the P5Q PRO, I think that P45 DO NOT support full x16 x16 crossfiring, only x8 x8...but please correct me if i'm wrong, which I actually hope I am...

Goodness, now i'm back to the P45 chipset because the giga is a little pricey (I know, i'm cheap), specifically the Biostar, though the P5Q seems like a good bet as well...

oh god please help me decide...
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yes 8x 8x only i still say you should get that board i linked you in the FS section
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unfortunately, i think it sold a day ago...
    
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grr ok sorry about that then i hate when dont close there threads
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post #50 of 81
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So, what'll it be, gents?

i'm torn, and i'm relying on you, my trusted advisors, to make a decision:

Should I get the Giga X48 and take the monetary hit

Should I get a P45 and suffer graphics penalties

Its almost all up to you...
    
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