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--ares--

You are getting An SLI board while going for an ATI card. I suggest you should reconsider your mobo.
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post #22 of 26
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Originally Posted by sweet_3025 View Post
--ares--

You are getting An SLI board while going for an ATI card. I suggest you should reconsider your mobo.
I know, I made this image a while ago. This thread was mostly do I spend the money on...

A- new vid card
B- or basically a new rig BUT the vid card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813136044R
this is the mobo I'm siding with at the moment
    
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Originally Posted by --ares-- View Post
I know, I made this image a while ago. This thread was mostly do I spend the money on...

A- new vid card
B- or basically a new rig BUT the vid card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813136044R
this is the mobo I'm siding with at the moment
build the new rig you can always upgrade the video card and the prices are always coming down, mobo cpu prices dont change as much as video cards especially once a new generation comes out ie 4800 series.

my cpu and mothboard still cost almost the same as i paid 6 months ago, my video cards were 250 and ill be lucky to get 100 bux cdn each when i sell them and im trying to sell them soon b4 they drop even more
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LOL i am also trying to get rid of my 3870 for the 4800 series
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--ares--, I would Avoid Those Open Box Items, The Reason Being the Come with no cables,no I/O backplate, No Manual, and no pretty Box to brag about
but if you have spare parts i guess its ok.
    
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Originally Posted by Jman_345 View Post
--ares--, I would Avoid Those Open Box Items, The Reason Being they SOMETIMES Come with no cables,no I/O backplate, No Manual, and no pretty Box to brag about
but if you have spare parts i guess its ok.
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