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hey ok so getting a XFX 780i sli today..

but should i use it in my sigrig?

sigirig has a giga motherboard with ddr3.
the 780i sli has ddr2..

no i dont think ill be useing the sli for a while.
any peformance difference between the 2?
    
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DDR3>DDR2 pretty simply and if u dont want to SLI why bother using the board the Nforce chips are nothing special
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hey ok so getting a XFX 780i sli today..
For...?
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DDR3>DDR2 pretty simply and if u dont want to SLI why bother using the board the Nforce chips are nothing special
but im useing a g41 board.. capped at like 341 FBS.

would i be our to go higher on that board? currntly stuck at 3ghz. load temps are like 55ish.

but yeh :/

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For...?
had to get to get a cpu for my mum for her build.

this was $70 more. thought might as well..
    
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but im useing a g41 board.. capped at like 341 FBS.

would i be our to go higher on that board? currntly stuck at 3ghz. load temps are like 55ish.

but yeh :/



had to get to get a cpu for my mum for her build.

this was $70 more. thought might as well..
theres a reason its only $70 more i remember that this board was kinda naff the 790 was the good one. dont quote me
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Well, a 780i will probably do better than that. But honestly, getting a good P45 board would've been a better idea if you didn't plan on going SLI.
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There are a few UD3R boards floating around the marketplace.

Not sure if they support DDR3 though.

But honestly, you can't go wrong with either.
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Well, a 780i will probably do better than that. But honestly, getting a good P45 board would've been a better idea if you didn't plan on going SLI.
I agree jam just did that and he could only pull 400x9 on the 780i not really worth spending 80 bucks for just 600mhz if you can get that even.
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Well, a 780i will probably do better than that. But honestly, getting a good P45 board would've been a better idea if you didn't plan on going SLI.
:/ mmm i carnt find ANY p45 boards around dam u australia...



and it was $70 because i brought cpu off him he said u can take both cpu and board to the res. price.. instead of instant to really! it only cost $40ish.. cause took off $30ish off cpu.

anyways carnt really go back on it i guess :/
    
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can proably back out of the deal within the next 1/2 a hour....

:/ idk if i should get it or not..

ok so the deal is a cpu + board + 4gb ddr2 ram for $170

i could get a e8400 out of it as well though.. if work some magic lol
    
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