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should i get this board

post #1 of 13
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ok would this (the MSI P7N)be a better board than my current abit board, considering that i want to go sli. 16x 8x shouldnt be to bad for two 8800gt's.

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post #2 of 13
That is a very nice price for a board. If you have experience with the msi boards i would say yah. If your looking to spend a little more i would recommend the evga 750 chipset, reason being the company is awesome with RMA's, warranty claims, and the likes.
post #3 of 13
Also looking at that msi board.
I dont think i like the NB + SB heatsinks.
Would you replace those with aftermarket ?
Would you be able to clock your Proc high with those ?
post #4 of 13
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i had a 7050 board that was rather nice. i was able to clock my e6600 to 3300 on stock voltage. and i had an older nfroce 4 am2 board that did ok. no vcore adjustment or chipset voltage.
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Well I've always had great experiences with MSI boards, so I would recommend that.
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Also looking at that msi board.
I dont think i like the NB + SB heatsinks.
Would you replace those with aftermarket ?
Would you be able to clock your Proc high with those ?
i prolly will. plus i have to find some thing for the mosfets but i get the board i measure the placement for the holes.
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post #7 of 13
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that and i like the rear mounted bios reset button
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post #8 of 13
OH yah that reset back there is tight!
WTB one !
post #9 of 13
I would NOT get that board. I had the platnium version and right out of the box it was dead. Same with the replacment. Ewwwk worst board I have ever used.
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post #10 of 13
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ya the thing about newegg open boxes is that there almost always guaranteed to work. there tested if they work your get send out or if they dont there rma'd then sent out
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