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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131524
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131517
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131540
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127225
MAYBE http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136158

Those are the 5 iam mostly looking at now. With the asus A8N-SLI 939 iam is it really worth the extra $40-50 to get the deluxe or the premium?(IAM NOT GOING TO OC THAT MUCH IF ANY) And at first i really wanted a DFI board but i started to hear how hard DFI bios was with all the options and what not. If anyone has any other suggestions on mobos that would be great too. I just found that abit and from the reviews seems to go good with the 3800 x2.
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post #42 of 48
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Someone help me out i need to order today Are all SLI pcie slots locked at 8x?
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post #43 of 48
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Originally Posted by aero52788
Someone help me out i need to order today Are all SLI pcie slots locked at 8x?
No, MSI and ASUS both make a motherboard that is 16X on both.
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post #44 of 48
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Originally Posted by sccr64472
No, MSI and ASUS both make a motherboard that is 16X on both.
What i ment was if i get a SLI board and only have one 7800gt for now will it be running at 8x insted of 16x?
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post #45 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by aero52788
What i ment was if i get a SLI board and only have one 7800gt for now will it be running at 8x insted of 16x?
1 7800gt will run at 16X on all PCI Express motherboards.
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post #46 of 48
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Now the hard part is picking out a MOBO.
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post #47 of 48
probably for ease of use asus premium/deluxe if you change the chipset fan.
for overclocking the dfi hands down, you'll prob. have to flash the bios for x2 support
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post #48 of 48
i highly recommend the A8N-SLI, and personally the DFI boards seem to have more show then go, i used to have an intel system from HP, the hugest mistake i ever made,the thing wasnt compatible with anything,i had a hard time finding the motherboard on the internet and the chipset was just as hard, it was a new early 2005 model so it wasnt out of date or anything, ive been running my new system for about 30days maybe a bit more and i will never go back to intel for anything unless its free then ill just sell it and buy more hardware.
     
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32" Westinghouse DELL LOTS OF IT! 
CaseMouseMouse PadOther
Raidmax Altas HP I think Some carpet looking mouse pad I found. Theres always extra 
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