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Need some recommendations on good AMD crossfire motherboards.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136044

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130136


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813153097


http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...546&CatId=2838
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DFI for no other reason than me being a DFI owner

Bump for you.
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I'm pretty sure that the DFI is a very good overclocker. The fastest overclock of the 9850BE so far (3.7GHz) was done on that board. I'm thinking about getting one myself (along with a 5000BE to help the wait for Shanghai) so I can CrossFire 4850's.
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DFI for no other reason than me being a DFI owner

Bump for you.
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videocard wise, will you be going more than 2?
post #6 of 18
This board has 3x crossfire. Very nice OCing, think about getting water though I you want it fast.
Edited by OpticWaves - 6/19/08 at 12:00pm
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hah... I am never going back to AMD.... NEVER!!! but hey! suit yourself...


Didn't take long for this thread to get picked up on the Intel fanboy radar..

They feel they have to chime in...
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i like the first one,the DFI LANPARTY DK 790FX-M2RS.
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post #9 of 18
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I was thinking that, ive heard a lot of positives about it. And I will be picking up a water cooler eventually, just got my baby, my Antec 1200, o man... its awesome.


I was thinking 2 of the new ATI vid cards that are coming, or three to increase my e-penis, ya know? lol But seriously probably two
Edited by The Master Chief - 6/18/08 at 9:32pm
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I also am thinking of making this jump to drop nvidia. 2 4870 are looking right up my ally.
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