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Best News of the Day, NVIDIA Allows Native SLI Support for Intel X58

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  1. Darkrealms

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    Woot!

    Wonder how much that will hurt Nvidia chipsets for the Nehalem market. Good news for the consumer though : )
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    I don't think they are making chipsets for the Nehalem market, at least not any time soon. Hopefully, if they do, this will make them create chipsets that are of the same quality of Intel and at the same price points.
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    Hopefully, if they do, they won't be as damn buggy as the 680i :banghead:
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    I owned 3 680i boards personally, and totally agree with you there(though I love my 650i board).
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    you know what though, Intel with this now could lock ATI Crossfire out of there platform, and i wouldn't be suprised if they did so down the road.
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    It would be ridiculous to do so. Locking out ATi would do nothing but lock out thier customers from buying thier boards. Being able to use both brands of video cards enables Intel to sell thier chipsets to more people. Good business, plain and simple.
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    I love my 680i when it works lol, but the constant need to RMA it is annoying.
    I got a 610i w/integrated 7050 gpu for my gf's pc and it's been mostly stable so far. The only problem I'm having is getting it to recognize the raid array from my 680i while I RMA my board. Well, the board recognizes it in BIOS anyways, just when windows boots off my other drive that's not in RAID but with RAID enabled, it crashes. I think it's more a driver issue though, since I just migrated my drive with windows already installed to the board and installed the drivers, but I didn't do any sort of "cleanup" first.
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    I had the A8N-SLI Deluxe and yeah it was buggy. I think all the RMA's on that board had to do with the bad North Bridge fan, at least mine was.

    Suprised I figured Nvidia would jump on the new market. Is AMD/ATI making x58 chipsets?
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    no amd ati is not making x58 chipset
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    x58 is purely an intel chipset.
  11. Darkrealms

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    Sorry I miss worded that. I shouldn't have used x58 I don't know what I was thinking. I ment Nehalem chipsets.
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    no amd is not making nehalem chipsets
    crosfire is software based i think
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    Great News,, I always liked intel chips over the others.
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    Is Intel gunna make Phenoms?
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    nvidia , take a deep breath

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