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post #2 of 9
It is a budget 680 board. You can have access to SLI but in my opinion, your money is better spend on say an ASUS P5Q-E, forgoing SLI but in its place you can much higher overclock for an increased overall gain.
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As long as you don't pair it with a Quad-Core you should be fine. The LT and SE versions can't overclock quads very well at all.
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If you gonna go for SLI choose EVGA 750i FTW or 780i and if no SLI go for any of the P35 board, ASUS,Gigabyte, DFI or Abit.
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Dont get it dont get it dont get it. Cant stress that enough. Has serious bootup issues. Had a BAD experience. Worst buy i ever made.
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post #6 of 9
i have an evga 680i lt. it was really inexpensive and seemed like a good buy at the time. wish i would have waited and gotten a 780i.
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post #7 of 9
I have an XFX 680i LT and it's doing great. Just pair it up with a G0 and it'll clock to 3.2Ghz on the first startup of your system with stock voltages and whatnot (and I'm sure higher will work as well, I just set it to 3.2Ghz to see if it was capable).

It's great if you're on a budget build and it's nice to have the money to spend on other stuff if you're not on a budget either. Just my 19 cents...
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I'm using that board, it's fine for a budget board but the 680i's have come down in price since it's release while it hasn't really. I've had absolutely no problems out of it. I'm stable at 3.3ghz on air. Can't quite get it at 3.6 ghz since I'm just on air and I don't want to lap. It will boot but it's not stable at all. Like most 680i boards it does seem to have some fsb holes where you can't boot at all. You can even flash it with the 680i bios if you so inclined.

Tigerdirect likes to package it in bundle deals that are decent, for example I see it with a q6600 for $299. I'd buy it again in a decent bundle like that if I wanted SLI board.
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post #9 of 9
I used that board for my chiller project. It was running my Q6700 at 3.6 for around 6 months straight no problems. It is a good budget board if you need sli. If you don't need sli then its probably better to go with a different chipset. Be aware that this board is pretty skimmed down. No speaker output and there are a couple other features that I considered standard that were missing because it is an LT board.
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