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Hey guys im trying to find any new 1155 boards that have x16 and at least x8 in crossfire.......is there any that are a good price?

Im thinking of building a i7 2600k rig with my 6870s CF

Or is x8 x8 not that bad?

 
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x8/x8 vs. x16/x16 is like 1-4% difference in games, even at high resolutions. Link

If you're on a budget, I would say either Biostar TP67XE or MSI P67A-GD65.
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x8/x8 vs. x16/x16 is like 1-4% difference in games, even at high resolutions. Link

If you're on a budget, I would say either Biostar TP67XE or MSI P67A-GD65.
i always heard its not that much different but wow....

Well how much diff. from x16 x8 to x16 x4 cause allot of the 1155 boards have that and i hate it!!!
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i always heard its not that much different but wow....

Well how much diff. from x16 x8 to x16 x4 cause allot of the 1155 boards have that and i hate it!!!
I wouldnt worry about it when I when from 16x/4x to 16x/16x I gained MAYBE 200pts in vantage which really isnt alot out of say 28k. You'll be fine with either 8x/8x or 16x/4x there is literally 0 real world performance difference.
 
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