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Old February 8, 2010, 10:18 AM
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lol thanks guys,
It's a tough call! but I think I'll at least wait for a while. The toughest part is that I could sell the cards and buy a sweet fermi. perhaps I'll do that. but I'm definetly waiting. I'm leaning toward an 1156 socket, and keep my current rig for work purposes. But if I see a sweet deal on a mobo with crossfire I might jump on that, so I'll keep my eyes peeled.
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Old February 9, 2010, 10:50 PM
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I'd say 1156 is the way to go for a gaming rig, at least at the moment, since 1366 is a huge money sink and you'll never see the performance benefits without 3 cards and a massive monitor to match. I'd say go for something by Gigabyte, ASUS, or EVGA (not necessarily in that order), but I'd also recommend getting something with SLI support. A motherboard might last as much as 4 years, and you never know where you'll go with graphics in that time. Might as well cover your bases. I'd say the EVGA P55 SLI (FTW if you really want) would be a good choice.
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