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Is this a good board to build a SB on? Or are there other ATX boards that can do better?
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Depends on whether or not you'll be doing Tri-SLI or not. Other cheaper boards (Standard, Pro, Evo, Deluxe) can overclock just as easily if that's what you're looking at. However the majority of them can only do SLI/Crossfire with the exception of the P8P67 which can only do Crossfire.
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Depends on whether or not you'll be doing Tri-SLI or not. Other cheaper boards (Standard, Pro, Evo, Deluxe) can overclock just as easily if that's what you're looking at. However the majority of them can only do SLI/Crossfire with the exception of the P8P67 which can only do Crossfire.
There's only a 30$ diffrence between the Deluxe and the Revolution. If I plan on upgrading to dual/triple SLI down the road, I might as well get it right?
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There's only a 30$ diffrence between the Deluxe and the Revolution. If I plan on upgrading to dual/triple SLI down the road, I might as well get it right?
Sure. It certainly isn't a bad board by any means, I figured since a lot of people don't normally attempt multi-card setups (even though they do say they will in the future) that I'd save you a few $$.
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Sure. It certainly isn't a bad board by any means, I figured since a lot of people don't normally attempt multi-card setups (even though they do say they will in the future) that I'd save you a few $$.
Thanks for the info!
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just say no to the WS revolution,

Had one .... FIAL sauce IMO

in that price range a UD5 will serve you better
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isn't a ud7 around that price range?

check that it's a bit cheaper with shipping.... I would opt for the ud7 b3, will do exactly the same thing as the WS and looks way sexier IMHO

pretty sure it has a nf200 chip also.

EDIT: does x8 three way sli/crossfire and x16 sli/crossfire

and it's been shown that on sb platforms... x8 doesn't loose any bandwith vs x16. You aren't loosing anything in terms of performance
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