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[THG] P67, X58, And NF200: The Best Platform For CrossFire And SLI

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Any comparison between slightly-different platforms is sure to lead proponents of one side to scream bias against the other. These parts were carefully chosen to make this a fair fight, though.
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Even though our attempts to make both platforms equal gives LGA 1366 an even greater bandwidth advantage, LGA 1155 still wins. Were we to remove the artificially-low O/C limit imposed upon our P67 platforms and run them at the 4.4 or 4.5 GHz we know they'll take, it would simply win by an even greater margin. And if that reasoning isn’t enough to negate the newer platform’s PCIe limits in the eyes of extreme gaming enthusiasts, adding Nvidia’s NF200 to LGA 1155 enables X58-style x16-x8-x8 connections.
thx for the info toms.

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post #2 of 41
I like how they preemptively tackled those that might "scream bias".
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Source. Graphs, results?
 
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post #6 of 41
Thank you.
post #7 of 41
Thanks Tom's!

Just when we thought the e-peen war couldn't get any worse, you defied us once more.

I hate articles like this because they make it seem like P67/SB combo decimates the competition, when it really doesn't.

So it's a little bit better, big deal. It's expected. I mean I wouldn't suspect anything else from a BRAND NEW ARCHITECTURE vs. an architecture that's been out for years.
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post #9 of 41
Dont get your panties in a wad, its new tech it should be faster.
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post #10 of 41
So, a superior CPU makes up for motherboard and RAM limitations.

I guess that ends that.
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