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Old July 24, 2008, 10:38 PM
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ok, thats gr8. 9800GTX+. Just a decent SLi mobo for under 200-250. Suggestions?
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Old July 24, 2008, 10:39 PM
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refresh my last post, found better benchmarks.

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Old July 24, 2008, 10:43 PM
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Lol, big difference there vs. ati >.>
again, just for a mobo know.
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Old July 24, 2008, 10:50 PM
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besides you can volt mod these cards to push them further even solderless with conductive silver paint. probably want to look into the MSI 750i they support Tri-SLI but they are expensive and only run in 8x mode however the Asus P5N-D 750i is only $145 at NCIX :)

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Old July 24, 2008, 11:15 PM
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I was actually looking at evga's version, what do you think of that board?
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Old July 24, 2008, 11:42 PM
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it's a great board, thought you were looking for something cheaper.

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drop the Elite 330 for the 590, drop the Segate Barracuda for this this little faster, if you want to shed some more money for peripherals drop down to a GA-P35-DS3L you lose Crossfire but SLI scales better anyways.

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Since when did SLI scale better? I've heard Crossfire scaled better...

For the OP, don't base your decisions off one review. Checkout reviews across various websites since each place tests slightly different. And also remember the majority of these benchmarks are done on a quad-core, normally overclocked, so your results will probably be lower.
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Old July 25, 2008, 12:18 PM
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I was looking at a bunch of reviews for Crossfire vs. SLi. Sli was the winner in most except the old games where crossfire was better.
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