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i wanted to crossfire x850xt's but i need a crossfire board and they have issues so blah. what yall think? i wish i can sli 7800gtx but expensive
    
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most people like nvidia on the board. But the crossfire is good technology. You just gotta figure if you are actually gonna invest in a 2nd card. I have a sli board, but buying the same card that i have right now would be a waste of money. Its better to get one good card first.
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i just hear newer games that attend to be coming out soon will be nvidia based but since i am a HL2 freak ati and amd work well and i heard the asus mvp boards lack bf2 and the drivers etc so my build is all confusing
    
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crossfire is no longer a glitchy system, the old X200 crossfire was pretty bad, but the new 3200 crossfire boards are really nice.

either one, just im not sure if there are 32 lane crossfire mobos, dont go dual card unless you have a 32 lane mobo (Nvidia does have 32 lane mobos, such as the Asus A8N32)
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I dont know to much about that. Ive never problems with nvidia, but im sure there are people out there who will tell you that they have and that you should go ati.
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if i do go for the crossfire x850xt i would get this board but the reviews says it lacks drivers etc , board - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131004
    
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thats a solid board man
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crossfire is no longer a glitchy system, the old X200 crossfire was pretty bad, but the new 3200 crossfire boards are really nice.

either one, just im not sure if there are 32 lane crossfire mobos, dont go dual card unless you have a 32 lane mobo (Nvidia does have 32 lane mobos, such as the Asus A8N32)
They're 16X for each graphics slot. Yes, Crossfire has those as well.
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