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Well I was going to get an sli motherboard and an nvidia card. Now that the 4870 is out it seems to be the best bang for the buck so I guess I'll go with one of those. I want a motherboard that is a good overclocker for a qx6850 and can support crossfire for $150 or less. Also mobo needs to use ddr2 cause I've allready got 4gb of ddr2 pc2-6400. What do you guys suggest?
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Gigabyte X48-DQ6, got the X38 version and love it
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Originally Posted by R@ZOR View Post
Gigabyte X48-DQ6, got the X38 version and love it
same. great board. but had probs oc in summer
    
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Well I was going to get an sli motherboard and an nvidia card. Now that the 4870 is out it seems to be the best bang for the buck so I guess I'll go with one of those. I want a motherboard that is a good overclocker for a qx6850 and can support crossfire for $150 or less. Also mobo needs to use ddr2 cause I've allready got 4gb of ddr2 pc2-6400. What do you guys suggest?
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Originally Posted by R@ZOR View Post
Gigabyte X48-DQ6, got the X38 version and love it

Yea man

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131299
or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128344

Or if you dont mind open box.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813136045R
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Gigabyte X48-DQ6, got the X38 version and love it
The X48 seems to out of my price range. Whats the difference betwen the X38 and X48?

Thanks
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The X48 seems to out of my price range. Whats the difference betwen the X38 and X48?

Thanks
lol....the price
    
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lol....the price
lol, thats really the only difference? Why do the manufacturers think they are supposed to be so expensive?
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well yea........and this might help
    
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I'm not 100% sure on this but:

I think X48 is a higher binned X38 that has a FSB that supposedly overclocks better.
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