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Hey , looking for a new motherboard which can use my phenom ii 955 and at the same time have 3-way sli?
post #2 of 21
no amd motherboard that's worth buying supports sli man
post #3 of 21
I don't know about triple SLI, at least none of the motherboards at newegg advertise it. Just two-way it seems.
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man thats lame, wanted to upgrade too ddr3 might have to deal with having 2-way sli or go intel. well thanks guys
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MSI-NF980 if you don't mind 16x-8x-8x. Not really the best choice for X6 from what I understand.
MSI NF980-G65
Edited by cook - 12/21/10 at 3:12pm
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Asus Crosshair IV?
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i had a look at that looked alright but would be better if i could upgrade to x6 in the future
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the asus crosshair IV extreme has 5 pci-e slots the reg one has 4
Unless you are farming, you do not need more than 2 or 4 gpus
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i would love the crosshair iv but no sli only crossfire unfortunately
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-236-_-Product

That is the ONLY am3 board that supports 3XSLI that is worth buying, and it is far from perfect. NForce chipsets are crap for overclocking, run hot, and are prone to glitches.

ASUS also makes a 980a board, but it only supports 2XSLI, and it is wayyyy more glitchy than the MSI one.

I HIGHLY suggest using the SLI hack, and going with a Crosshair iV formula.
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