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Upgrading my motherboard

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Well, i want to upgrade my motherboard to a AMD proc with SLI and is good at oc'ing. I want it to be a 939 socket, i was looking at a ASUS A8N-SLI Premium, but i thought i would see what other people thought.
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sounds good to me
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All, right sounds good to me too, but i am goin to get the 32 edition. Now i have to decide whether to get two 6800GS or one 7800GT.
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All, right sounds good to me too, but i am goin to get the 32 edition. Now i have to decide whether to get two 6800GS or one 7800GT.
GS PCI-E = 12 pipelines each, effectively 24. One 7800=24 pipelines with the possibility of adding on more in the future. Get the 7800.
    
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GS PCI-E = 12 pipelines each, effectively 24. One 7800=24 pipelines with the possibility of adding on more in the future. Get the 7800.
Exactly what he said.
Not bad at all...
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Ok, sounds good. I was actually leaning more towards the 7800GT, then when i get te money i could just add another one.
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7800GT= 20 pipes

you must be thinkin of the GTX model
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Go with the Premium, you aren't getting that much more for the extra money and the Dual X16 PCI-E's doesnt perform that much better than 2 GPU's in 8x as of yet. By the time you'll want another card or the Dual x16 get better, newer and faster hardware will be out. Save the extra $80 and put it toward the second card and you'll get great performance regardless
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