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Whats a good (budget) Crossfire Board For my 4850s

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I'm getting my second 4850 tmrw night and I'm looking to find a decently priced crossfire board. Got about 150ish CAD budget for the board.

I enjoy running multiple monitors typically and window mode things to run multiple applications. My main screen is a Dell 2407 A03 and have 2 dell 20 inchers I would like to use.

Any recommendations would be great!
    
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Asus P5Q series is great. Go for the P5Q-pro or P5Q-E. I have the E in my system and have used the pro in another build and their both great.
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post #4 of 18
First of all I'd recommend something based on P45 as it's cooler than other chipsets. If you want some decent priced Xfire boards, try the DS3R or the UD3P series from Gigabyte, whichever is cheaper.
In comparison with the Asus board linked above these mobos have a more convenient placed ATX connector, it is on the side of the mobo and not in the middle like on the Asus boards. Other than that you can't go wrong with either of them.
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I have a P5E (X38 chipset) for sale right now. Unlike the P45-chipset boards, it will do full x16-x16 CrossFire.
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whats about Foxconn MARS
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Quote:
Originally Posted by skugpezz View Post
Maybe if he had an AMD cpu...
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These are the best boards out:

GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard for $148.49 ca after $20 MIR
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These are the best boards out:

GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard for $148.49 ca after $20 MIR
I Agree 100%.
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