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Buying a new mobo in the future.

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Sometime this year, possibly this month or as late as November, I'm want to upgrade my mobo to something with crossfire and still being able to keep my current clocks. I'm not in any rush to do this, but I'd like to do it this year so I can crossfire a 4850 with my 3870x2 to keep current. Do you guys have a suggestion so I can start saving or should there be something new by the end of the year?
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I would recommend posting this thread when you have the money in hand and are ready to buy.

Things change over a period of months.

Also, AMD says you probably won't be able to crossfire 3xxx cards with 4xxx cards.
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Also, like someone else posted, for best Crossfire-X performance, make sure the board you pick in the future is an X38/X48/X58 (coming soon) instead of a P45 ...
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