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post #1 of 10
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I need a good Q6600 overclocking xfire board. I was thinking about the Asus Maximus Formula, but the price is kind of a little bit high. Any more suggestions?
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post #2 of 10
asus p5e i had the M E and i loved it i hit also 4200 with my q6600
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post #3 of 10
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ME=? Maximus something?
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post #4 of 10
extreme the top board or second in the x38 series
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post #5 of 10
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Jesus christ.....$350.
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post #6 of 10
that why i said P5E i only paid 40 for the one i had.....
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post #7 of 10
I just bought the Rampage Formula, newegg for about 290 I think. A bit pricey but it's X48 and my 6700 is at 3.6GHz. I think X48 is a touch better for xfire than the X38 I am not too sure why, there are other threads here that go into discussion but I read them and even myself kinda seems like I need a general explanation. =P As I translate it that an X48 for xfire gives you both cards full power, X38 gives first cards full power and second cards cut down to x8, and P35 is first card full power second card x4.

But to my understanding that xfire was always all GPU's running full speed unless you grab two 3870X2's or two 4870X2's where the fourth GPU is pushing out 10%. Which is why some usually go with a 3870/3870X2. Me, I'm going 4850/4870X2. I also realize my suggestion is bad because it's up there in price, sorry I am known to be useless. =P

Also, whe3ls, you have an ATI logo and an 8800GT, where did you find an ATI 8800GT!? =P
Edited by TheRobotron - 7/4/08 at 12:37am
    
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post #8 of 10
Both the X38/48 give you the full bandwidth.
The X48 is a higher binned X38, better oc potential.

Check out the Gigabyte and DFI offerings.
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my ME was 16 16 for two and then 16 8 4 for 3
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post #10 of 10
GA X48 DS4

Seen it push a Q to 4.23....

Thats a heafty OC on a Quad....

not sure who it was that did it, but he's here somewhere
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