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Is there any motherboards that will allow you to Xfire three of the new HD48xx cards and support DDR3?

I think I found one...the Foxconn BlackOps has 3 x PCIe16 slots. Is that right?

Are there anymore?

I really want to buy either 3 x 4850 or 3 x 4870

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Buy me a 4850 while ur at it
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Buy me a 4850 while ur at it
I can't believe the pricing for these cards. I was considering going back to Nvidia and SLI'ing the 280's but how would I feel when someone comes along with 2 or 3 48xx series in Xfire and makes me look silly for a fraction of the cost!
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I can't believe the pricing for these cards. I was considering going back to Nvidia and SLI'ing the 280's but how would I feel when someone comes along with 2 or 3 48xx series in Xfire and makes me look silly for a fraction of the cost!
haha, I know right, dont forget u'd have to buy a new PSU too
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haha, I know right, dont forget u'd have to buy a new PSU too
Thats a good point. I was looking this morning actually...I guess I'd need a 1000w to be safe, plus the thing would need 3 x 6 & 3 x 8 PCIe connections?
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Thats a good point. I was looking this morning actually...I guess I'd need a 1000w to be safe, plus the thing would need 3 x 6 & 3 x 8 PCIe connections?
yeh man, that thing consumes a lot of power. Hell go with 1200watts if u can
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yeh man, that thing consumes a lot of power. Hell go with 1200watts if u can
Cool. I'll check around now.

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What do you think about this? http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?WebProductId=696391

Expensive but Silverstone have a good rep
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Very nice dude if you have the money might as well get the best, the modular will help out too. I just beat MGS4 and went online....just got a headshot from someone using an M4... Bah!
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Very nice dude, the modular will help out too. I just beat MGS4 and went online....just got a headshot from someone using an M4... Bah!
LOL! I haven't tried online yet...haven't even beat the game yet, just no time! Really looking forward to online play though
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