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post #1 of 64
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Well i'm looking for an SLI board on newegg, but every one i see as the price increases are just 16x/4x for the two pci-e 2.0 x16 slots..It needs to be at least 16x/8x for SLI right? I don't see ANY 16x/16x...and the prices are just increasing as i'm looking. Am i supposed to spend $150 and up on just the motherboard?
post #2 of 64
lol I remember when x58 came out... you couldn't get a board for less than $250.

$150 is chump change for something that will be the main hub of your hardware.
Edited by sexybastard - 4/20/11 at 11:52pm
post #3 of 64
$160.
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post #4 of 64
$220
post #5 of 64
$186.

Well worth it. Very satisfied with the feature set of this motherboard.
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post #6 of 64
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wow ok that's reassuring lol, and is this a good mobo?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-488-_-Product
post #7 of 64
Just get the Biostar TP67XE, it runs x8/x8 which is plenty for SLI 560s. Only way you get more than x8/x8 is to buy a board with NF200, which are really expensive, run hot, and add latency. I wouldn't be surprised that x16/x16 running dual cards on NF200 is actually SLOWER than the native x8/x8 lanes provided by the CPU.
Edited by Dopamin3 - 4/20/11 at 11:59pm
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post #8 of 64
80$ shipped and it was new

nice board too
can hit about 5ghz with the pent d
but the temps are too high to keep it that way
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post #9 of 64
mine was $160. at this moment this board is part of a shell shoker on newegg for $120
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£70
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