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post #11 of 19
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Originally Posted by bigval
DRR:
2-2-2-5 is tight. 2.5-3-3-7 is average. 3-4-4-8 is loose.

DDR2:
3-3-3-8 is tight. 4-4-4-12 is average. 5-5-5-15 is loose.

The loosest DDR is like the tightest DDR2. They can get a little looser/tighter though.
Yeah, thats what I was saying.

How do you think that my Venice would react with 4-4-4-12?

Or do you think the high mhz of the ram will negate this?

I'm just curious if AMD is planning something new with their DDR2 boards.
 
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Originally Posted by Krunk_Kracker
Yeah, thats what I was saying.

How do you think that my Venice would react with 4-4-4-12?

I'm just curious if AMD is planning something new with their DDR2 boards.
That doesnt matter because the DDR2 will be running at say 667mhz while the DDR is running at 440mhz. The extra bandwidth is much better!
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post #13 of 19
Is it just me or are there tons of mosfets on those boards
ECS chipset heatsink is funny looking
    
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Is it just me or are there tons of mosfets on those boards
ECS chipset heatsink is funny looking
Hmm ya most had 6 or 9 of them. I even counted 13 on one of them.
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Hmm ya most had 6 or 9 of them. I even counted 13 on one of them.
Thats not a lot. Most overclocking boards have more. My P5P800 which isnt meant for overclocking really, had like 6. My DFI had like 20 and my AA8XE must have a ton because theres 4 sets of them, each set has a pretty big heatsink attached. I'd say this board has about 20 aswell.
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post #16 of 19
EPoX officially announces AM2 SLi and Crossfire on nForce570 and RD580 -

http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=1201

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A few days ago, NVIDIA officially launched the nForce 500 series chipset. Epox has one of the first commercially announced AM2, nforce 5xx motherboards, the MNF55P SLI2. The board uses dual gigabit Ethernet, six SATA 3.0Gbps channels on the southbridge (plus an additional two more from a Jmicron JMB363 chipset. Expect to see the MNF55P on store shelves around late April in anticipation for teh AM2 launch.

Aside from NVIDIA offerings, Epox was also quick to sport the widely acclaimed RD580 chipset from ATI on AMD's AM2 socket. The MD580 XR-J also offers a full 2x16 configuration for dual graphic card support, but only six total SATA 3.0Gbps channels are included in the package. Multiple graphic adaptors are powered by ATI's CrossFire support.
post #17 of 19
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8Pin is only for AMD dual Core chipsets, just 2 more 12V's and 2 more Grounds....
I did wonder this..Funny move really replacing the Pin configuration for these new boards.
post #18 of 19
The Dfi Expert has the 8pin connector, also most of the new higher end psu's have them, I know my Silverstone Strider 600W modular (awsome psu btw) has the 8pin connector.
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post #19 of 19
The NUUO550 also comes with an 8 pin
BTW, Holy CAPS Bat Man, DFI uses a ton of em
    
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