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ya I also Have another kinda stupid question, Would I need a SLI bridge to connect my 2 gpu's? and Where the heck would I find one?
Yes, the SLI-brdige comes with your motherboard if it supports SLI.

On a sidenote: the X48 does not support SLI (nVidia), only CrossFire (ATI).
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post #12 of 25
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ya I also Have another kinda stupid question, Would I need a SLI bridge to connect my 2 gpu's? and Where the heck would I find one?
first off, I don't think your motherboard has an nvidia chipset to run SLI, isn't IP35 an Abit with an intel chipset?
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post #13 of 25
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ya I also Have another kinda stupid question, Would I need a SLI bridge to connect my 2 gpu's? and Where the heck would I find one?
yes you need a sli bridge, but you dont have a sli motherboard, so get a motherboard like I do you wont regret it
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post #14 of 25
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Yes, the SLI-brdige comes with your motherboard if it supports SLI.

On a sidenote: the X48 does not support SLI (nVidia), only CrossFire (ATI).
really? I didnt know that actually, I was assuming that it did, well Im glad you told me that lol, thanks alot


And ya I know how my mobo doesnt support sli, I was just curious how the heck do I get the bridge lol, geez hhhmm this does make things a little more tricky, For some reason I thought the X48 boards support sli, well this makes the decision ever harder
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post #15 of 25
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really? I didnt know that actually, I was assuming that it did, well Im glad you told me that lol, thanks alot


And ya I know how my mobo doesnt support sli, I was just curious how the heck do I get the bridge lol, geez hhhmm this does make things a little more tricky, For some reason I thought the X48 boards support sli, well this makes the decision ever harder
its a though life You could consider selling the 9800gtx you got, and buy a gtx280 or something in stead^^ then you wont need a new motherboard
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its a though life You could consider selling the 9800gtx you got, and buy a gtx280 or something in stead^^ then you wont need a new motherboard
Ya, but honestly...Im lazy lol, selling stuff on ebay or other means is a pain and Im not hurting on money, Im just not one of those crazy guys who can blow 3 grand everyother month to stay on top, thats why i was considering the HD 4870's cause they support DX10.1 and they pretty much hands down beat the 9800GTX+1 edition. but for only 300 bucks a pop that beats the $400 Gt260.
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post #17 of 25
The only boards to support SLI at the moment are the nforce motherboards.

EDIT:

Do what I'm planning on doing and saving your old parts to build a new machine, then sell it.
    
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The only boards to support SLI at the moment are the nforce motherboards.

EDIT:

Do what I'm planning on doing and saving your old parts to build a new machine, then sell it.
that is always an option there sir lol, in fact I have been considering that idea alot recently.
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=D

I'm getting a new case (well, will be paying for it) this friday, should arrive monday. So, my old Antec 900 is going to be repaired (broken Big Boy fan, my fault) and modded heavily. Going to cut some holes out the back for cable management. Fill it with fans and fan filters, then start putting pieces into that bit by bit, because whence I aquire a 280GTX or two, I don't think I'll need an upgrade for a while (it plays Crysis at 1920x1080 at 40+ FPS, get in)
    
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=D

I'm getting a new case (well, will be paying for it) this friday, should arrive monday. So, my old Antec 900 is going to be repaired (broken Big Boy fan, my fault) and modded heavily. Going to cut some holes out the back for cable management. Fill it with fans and fan filters, then start putting pieces into that bit by bit, because whence I aquire a 280GTX or two, I don't think I'll need an upgrade for a while (it plays Crysis at 1920x1080 at 40+ FPS, get in)
Nice man, I havent done anything that hardcore to my antec900 but I did replace all the stock fans with some Scythe Slipstream's and got a sunbeam fan controller for all the fans, but I find the case to be short on room, So Im actually gonna buy the Antec1200 case probably this week sometime.
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