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ASUS P5Q... Anything Better For Intel xFire ?

post #1 of 10
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Of course, you have to consider:

1) OCing capabilities.
2) Performance/Price ratio
3) General looks

Also if you do consider this one to be good, it says that it supports ddr 1200, even if it says that, I'd be able to run ddr2 1066 (suposing I run them at stock speeds, which would be lower than the 1200 default)

EDIT:Forgot to say that If there's any other consideration you wish to make please do, since I'm a nooblet compared to almost everyone here.
Edited by tupamaro16 - 7/5/08 at 6:50pm
post #2 of 10
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Anyone ?
post #3 of 10
are you going to get this over your bonetrail or are you building a second rig?
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I'd suggest an X48 motherboard for the full x16 lanes. I know it doesn't usually make any difference at all, but on the 4850's and 4870's it's said to make a slight difference with Crossfire.
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I'm putting it over the bonetrail (found out it kinda sucked for OCing, plus DDR3 did seem like a waste)

I'm gonna edit my sig Rig while adding the parts that I'm sure will be there.
post #6 of 10
id say asus P5E or greater in the x38 boards
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I dont see the point in upgrading thats alot of cash to loose out on. That mobo should OC decent
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No no.... that was gonna be my Summer Rig, but I backed out on building it...

I never had it :S
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Ohh then get a DFI x38 mobo
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You definitely need X38/X48 if you are going CrossFire.
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