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Old October 6, 2009, 08:53 AM
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When choosing your board it all comes down to whether you want to go SLI/Crosffire and how much you want to overclock ?

920 - Socket 1366
- Triple Channel support
- Easier to overclock
- Upgradable Socket
- Better SLI/XFire performance ( Dual 16X )

860 - Socket 1156
- Dual channel ram
- Harder to overclock
- no Gulftown support
- Slower SLI/XFire

920/860 are both around the same price , If I were to build an i7 platform for myself for HEAVY Gaming/Multitasking,

i7 920 D0 - O'C 4.0
Gigabyte EX58-EXTREME / Gigabyte GA-EX58-DS4 / Gigabyte EX58-UD3R ( $350 / $250 / $200 )
ATI 5870 / ATI 4850X2 2GB ( $410 / $320 )
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