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should i spend an extra £40 on Crosshair iv Extrem?

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Hi all,
on a bit of a budget an am about to get a crosshair iv, i saw a exdisplay mobo for £199, should i spend the extra? or is teh extreme only slightly better?
thanks for your opinion
post #2 of 13
I'd just save the money and stick with the IV Formula.
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The only difference I think is extreme supporting 4-way SLI/CF
    
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cool thanks, now do you think i should get a new monitor or save a bit more for another 6950 or 6970? XD haha am not too sure about this one, mobo was easy
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cool thanks, now do you think i should get a new monitor or save a bit more for another 6950 or 6970? XD haha am not too sure about this one, mobo was easy
Aria had a deal on an IPS panel although they have gone out of stock. Good monitor though, would certainly be an upgrade from yours.

A 6950 will pretty much max anything right now, I'd get a nice new monitor then grab another 6950 when they get a bit cheaper.
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hmm, probably best would it max it at 1920, an i think am gonna get the monitor cause mines rubbish
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The only difference I think is extreme supporting 4-way SLI/CF
And the lucid hydra that allows for insane base clocks

Far better than the formula. After spending THAT much on a CHIV you'd be silly not to give the extra $40 imo
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And the lucid hydra that allows for insane base clocks

Far better than the formula. After spending THAT much on a CHIV you'd be silly not to give the extra $40 imo
Explain this Lucid Hydra what do you mean insane base clocks?
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I mean over 400 htt stable and being able to run slifire

Only 2 ddr3 boards that can do over 400htt stable easily and both have hydra, coincidence?
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hmmm nice, now i dont know what to do, am sat on the fence, gonna see if i can get a bit more money
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