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SLI with dx10?


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dospoy

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Im trying to decide which motherboard to get..I'm looking at asus because I built my last system with one and it worked very well.

I have a decent video card and I'm waiting to upgrade when dx10 is released. Should I spend the extra money and buy an sli motherboard, or will 1 dx10 card be sufficient for a while?

(I dont know anything about dx10)

Thanks in advance for your comments


Just wanted to add,

I found this motherboard, it seems like a good deal, with all the features it offers. Just wondering, whats the catch? similar boards go for a lot more money.

http://www.tigerdire...e...11&NoMapp=0

Edited by dospoy, 23 October 2006 - 08:02 AM.

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That motherboard looks great to me, I've used ECS EliteGroup boards before, and they are always very good. If you really want extra graphics power, than springing for an SLI board might be a good choice.

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Would I notice a performance boost if I went with a different motherboard such as

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813131071


Still just iffy about the previous board because the price just seems too low.

lol, beware the bargain buys.
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I wouldnt get either of those motherboards. I personally dont like ecs and asus.

Get a good quality motherboard in between those two prices..

This gigabyte is around $115 and is a high quality board with nice features.

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128017
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ps here is an even better version the GA-965P-S3.


http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128012

They even have another expensive one than this but I wouldnt get one costing any more than this one.
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that one looks good, but i was kind of leaning towards an sli ready board. not sure yet though, i dont want to spend a lot of money. well i dont want to spend money on features that I wont use, such as over-clocking.
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if you want sli supported look at these motherboards....


http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813130051

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813136168

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128323

The DFI and Msi are good overall boards and you still save some cash compared to the asus running $249.99.

Edited by jrm20, 23 October 2006 - 04:23 PM.

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If u go SLi with dx10 ur gonna probably need 750watts of power.....to b on the safe side...but ..in my opinion sli dx10 is overkill and inefficient .. . . not to mention the new ATi card is prolly gonna creme it
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