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Old August 20, 2009, 12:12 PM
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well im thinking of upgrading my 2nd pc now and wondering what you guys think of the crosshair III with a 965 BE.

is it any good or would you go with something else. yes im staying with AMD. got a I7 920 already.

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Old August 20, 2009, 12:34 PM
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Go with other then Crosshair, you are not paying for a chipset but only for a name. Here you have a better board with better layout and much more place to work, same chipset and everything like...100$ under???

NCIX.com - Buy Gigabyte MA790XT-UD4P AMD790X ATX AM3 DDR3 2PCI-E SATA2 RAID Sound GLAN Motherboard - GA-MA790XT-UD4P In Canada.

Something bigger for 40$ less
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NCIX.com - Buy Gigabyte MA790FX-UD5P AMD790FX ATX AM3 DDR2 2PCI-E CrossFireX SATA2 RAID HD Sound 2GBLAN Motherboard - GA-MA790FX-UD5P In Canada.

And my fav in all look at these beast.
NCIX.com - Buy Gigabyte MA790FXT-UD5P AMD790FX ATX AM3 DDR3 2PCI-E CrossFireX SATA2 RAID Hdsound 2GBLAN Motherboard - GA-MA790FXT-UD5P In Canada.
NCIX.com - Buy MSI 790FX-GD70 ATX AM3 790FX DDR3 4PCI-E16 CrossFire 1PCI-E1 2PCI eSATA SATA GBLAN Motherboard - 790FX-GD70 In Canada.

There you have 4 board wich are all various 790, better layout and better price then the crosshair.

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Old August 20, 2009, 12:46 PM
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the msi boards looks good.

but i have a p6n-sli now in an old compy and dont like it. dont know if its msi support or what but just dont like it.

which giga would be best for ddr3?
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Old August 20, 2009, 03:41 PM
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MA790FXT-UD5P for sure, with 10 sata and much place to work there is no contender to it. IMO the msi have to many PCI-e port wich is not needed. If you want some more precision on these board just ask;)

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