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hi, just picked up a NF980-G65 off ebay because i just picked up two 5770's off craigslist. i didnt realize that it was an nvidia chipset, and yes i know, ''what am i stupid??" ...maybe. i got it for the two 16 lane pci-e slots. can i crossfire on this board? or will it just be a problem. i searched around forums through google and found no answer.
    
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No, it will not support crossfire.
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Get an AMD chipset over that. Also, that + 125W procs = expect a flame death. It just happened to someone on here. Don't let it happen to you.
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Get an AMD chipset over that. Also, that + 125W procs = expect a flame death. It just happened to someone on here. Don't let it happen to you.
1 person != every board.

The board should be fine, it just won't support crossfire
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Get an AMD chipset over that. Also, that + 125W procs = expect a flame death. It just happened to someone on here. Don't let it happen to you.
Irreleveant question, but it won't happen on my asus one even though it is the same chipset right?
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Irreleveant question, but it won't happen on my asus one even though it is the same chipset right?
No.
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post #7 of 12
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pooooop!!! it will support the one 5770 though? right? well i dont have a lot o cash and i will only be buying the first card now, so what nvidia card should i be getting in order to sli?
and i like tessallation....
    
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i dont think i will have success with getting amd chipset, i'm having trouble getting rid of what i got now, using craigslist and ebay. who's 980a went up in flames??
    
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some guy that tried to OC a X6 too far.

It will support a single 5770.

Good budget nvidia cards; GTS 450, or GTX 460.
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Get an AMD chipset over that. Also, that + 125W procs = expect a flame death. It just happened to someone on here. Don't let it happen to you.
I had a 125W CPU on my NF980 before, worked just fine.
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