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Old November 21, 2007, 11:26 AM
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Default Choosing the best board/ chipset

I dont know which chipset to go with for my Q6700 2G 5-5-5-15 OCZ and 2x XFX 8800 GT 512.
Cards are on order as well as CPU, time for an update.
3 Choices are Intel's P35 , X38 or Nvidia's 680i.
What about having PCI-e 2.0 as an option, would that not help with the new 8800 GT's for single card use?
Im just not sure if I should go SLI or not, I have the option just not sure for the money if its worth it.
When I look at most games its not much faster than a single card and in some cases at higher res looks like 30% performance increase.
Any feedback from SLI users in here, what do you think?, is it worth it?
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Old November 21, 2007, 02:37 PM
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x38 does not support SLI

you would have to get the p35, 680i or wait for 780i if you want pci-e2
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Old November 21, 2007, 02:41 PM
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x38 does not support SLI

you would have to get the p35, 680i or wait for 780i if you want pci-e2
680i doesn't support pci-e 2.0 as far as I know.
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Old November 21, 2007, 07:32 PM
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i meant if you want pci-e 2, you would need to wait for 780i =x
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