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Ok I have had enough of this board.....I just got a "borrowed" Ultra 500W Xconnect to use on my Q6600 rig to see if my OCZGXS700w killed anything along with it, well I think it affected my mobo....which tells me how much I dislike this board..Funny thing is when I put my 2x1gb of DDR2 back in....it would not start up at all....which is strange...it will only start up with a 1gb stick in at all. The second I put the other in, nada.....I need to start shopping.....the thing is I am at a crossroad, do I get a 780i and go SLI with my 8800GT? or get a P45 and stay single GPU? or get a X38/X48 and sell off the 8800GT and get a HD4870? aghhh.......
Edited by bluedevil - 7/7/08 at 8:20pm
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post #2 of 12
just wait for the max 2 and get 4870x2 cards crossx. i hate my gigabyte im taking it back.
    
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post #3 of 12
I would stick to Intel based Motherboards over a 780i (heard of quite a few issues with them).

You definitely won't be disappointed with a 4870 or even a 4850 (even a GTX 260 with the current prices coming down).
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this gigabyte mobo is a crappy overclocker
    
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Yeah I am actually starting to think to go DFI P35 DK with my current 8800GT for while. I am looking into the 4870 though
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Doesn't the DFI DK P35 T2RS have a pretty good size vdroop on it? If so does it have a vmod to correct it? This is one of the major issues I have with my current DS3R...
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post #7 of 12
RoG X48/P45 boards at ASUS

wait for these boards

http://www.hardware.info/en-UK/newsbygroup/1/#nPoU
    
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post #8 of 12
Looks like I'm the only one who has had a good experience with a Gigabyte board so far. Hahaha.

You could SLI with a P45 board...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131299
Edited by Cordova - 7/7/08 at 9:09pm
post #9 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sub_lime View Post
Looks like I'm the only one who has had a good experience with a Gigabyte board so far. Hahaha.

You could SLI with a P45 board...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131299
Nope can't SLI on a Crossfire board.....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sub_lime View Post
Looks like I'm the only one who has had a good experience with a Gigabyte board so far. Hahaha.

You could SLI with a P45 board...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131299
are you sure about that?
    
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