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Wow, finally some good news. But no NF200 for AMD? Darn, that would be huge!
If the 990FX chipset is ever upgraded with PCI 3.0, I wouldn't see the point of an NF200 chip for a long time.

x8 lanes wouldn't even be close to saturating a single GPU. IE: 6970/580~
post #92 of 148
If this is true and not an April Fools joke, its good news. NVIDIA should have realized they were losing sales because they locked out SLI on AMD platforms, and should have done this a while ago.

I wonder if SLI will be supported on the 990GX chipset as well, the article states it only supports the FX and X platform only.
    
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post #93 of 148
10 pages saying the same crap over and over again..

excellent !!!

and not a single confirmation.. gota love human being
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Finally! This was what I was waiting for.
 
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Forgive me, but I like having the ability to Crossfire and SLI. And no, I don't want to use the hack. Unless I am missing something here.

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Can't the Lucid chip do the same thing as the NF200 as a PCI bridge chip?
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If the 990FX chipset is ever upgraded with PCI 3.0, I wouldn't see the point of an NF200 chip for a long time.

x8 lanes wouldn't even be close to saturating a single GPU. IE: 6970/580~
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Man... this better be real because I am so right now.
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lets hope amd sets the minimum requirements for mosfets and whatnot fairly high
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Praying this isn't an april fool gag, it would have passed midnight in asia when this was released...
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post #99 of 148
me want The REAL deal..i hate news like this that makes you itch..

well if this is gonna be implemented then..teh AMD NF series chips DIE!!
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I guess the best estimate we could get is by looking at the P67 boards which aren't terribly priced. These will be the boards AMD will be competing with when BD is released if Z68 doesn't happen to pop up at the same time.



We could never really know, they could already be charging us too much for USB 3.0 which isn't native to the current chipsets. Any extra feature they bring us could be subjected to a markup by the motherboard manufacturer.
AMD wouldn't be competing in terms of motherboards. AMD doesn't really have anything to do with beyond designing the chipsets. The rest is up the motherboard manufacturers.

That being said, realistically speaking, they'll only be competing with other AMD chipset based motherboards.

So, you really can't look at anything for an estimation. Also, speaking generally, the P67 motherboards are overpriced. The real question is how much of that price is raised to adjust for the licensing fee that the motherboard manufacturer has to pay to nVidia. Unfortunately, there's no answer. So here's hoping they make better models without SLI.

The one thing I don't understand about the P67 motherboard is that for it to be listed as a "mainstream" system, the price sure doesn't reflect it at all. Even when you add in the cost of the 2500k, you're looking at a good $400 and you haven't even bought RAM yet.
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