Originally Posted by Pliskin
Hey guys, I figured this would be the place to get a question answered about my gd70.
I have two 4890's in crossfire and would like to add a sound card. It is a pci-e 1x card. What I am wondering is if adding the sound card will cause my 4890's to run at 8x????
I wouldn't think so being that it's a PCI Card and not a PCIe card.... I'm nota completely sure on this but it sounds right in my mind...
As far as the 790FX-GD70 and the quality.. I like the board a lot! It's a great board and adds a bit to the "eye candy" affect, if you will...
Like every board, ity has it's flaws. Both Asus and Gigabyte make great boards as well. The Gigabyte boards are more straight forward and follow the KISS rule (Keep It Simple Stupid). Just more basic as far as settings go and are Defintely more "Cold" proven! Means they are very capable of handling extremely low temps! Asus Boards will be a bit better for OCing Ram and most seem 4ghz Stable on the CPU Front. If you are looking for 3D Benchmarking records, I would probably suggest the GD70 for sure. There are a couple of users in this thread that have tested 3&4 Video Card setups!
So I guess it really depends on what your main focus is...