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First, i am not getting this, and never will. I think it is a nice case, and (until) a second ago when i was reminded of Skulltrail thought it was the only MB that could do it. I would like the ability so i do not need to change MB if i want to go with ATI this round (for Xfire, of course) of GPU's. +rep for the good info. I didn't think that it was able to do both SLI and Xfire on any other board, why hasn't this been introduced on more Intel boards? Is it because Nvidia won't license it?
Yes nvidia has not giving it to intel and the idead in skull i dont know why it supports SLI maybe becuase its not mainstream and dual socket which nvidia has no intress on and doesnt lose sales?
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post #12 of 13
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why so much hate for it? i know they are overpriced, but why all the hate? I agree that you can get the components for cheaper, but you cannot get a single MB to be compatible with both Xfire and SLi. Unless i am mistaken, no MB can do that, please correct me if i am wrong.
Dell 790i does Xfire and SLi. Blackbird mobo does SLi and Xfire.
OEM partners make deals.

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Yes nvidia has not giving it to intel and the idead in skull i dont know why it supports SLI maybe becuase its not mainstream and dual socket which nvidia has no intress on and doesnt lose sales?
Exactly.
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damn why not get a car for 6.6k? Computer prices get deflated faster than cars.
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