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Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by kenkickr, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. kenkickr

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    so cheep?
     
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    Ken, if you were a woman...and beautiful...and here...oh yea and a woman, I'd kiss your right now! :D

    Looks like I'll have a new board this week...just waiting for the others to hit the site.

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    the only thing i don't like is the the second pci-e, they put two pci-e x1 between it the two x16. So anyone with a video card that use two slots, is screwed if you want to use the two pci slots. I like to have a board that will let me use two pci slots and two dual video cards. My 790FX DS5 is the built about the same as this.


    thanks though!
     
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    whats new in this chipset?

    i did a search and it seems the igp is a 3470 or equal to that

    can you do hybrid crossfire with this board?

    also what is different about the 750 southbridge from the 700

    looks like a good overclocker some cpus might get a boost from this
     
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    yuck only 8x PCI-e lanes...
     
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    I wish I could get one but I'm trying to finish my case before our shop Lan-party, finish(buy) fixes for the car(Tensioner, COIL packs, and NGK plugs), and my daughter going back to school(3rd grade). Maybe for X-mas but I already told the GF I want a new bat for softball(EXPENSIVE bat, he he)
     
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    Haha, you should come out from under that rock more often. :roll: These boards are HIIIIGHLY anticipated for AMD Phenom fans as we're finally getting the SB750 that was originally made for the Phenom but put off due to problems prior to release leaving us with only the 'old' SB600 and then finally the SB700.

    Hybrid Crossfire is available on these boards as well as some fantastic other features. I won't spell them all out for you but take a peak at this pre-review from Anandtech on the Foxconn board (which is not a company known for overclocking boards...).

    K

    http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/showdoc.aspx?i=3360
     
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    thanks, didn't catch that. Some think have x16 vs x8 makes no difference. But it really does. About 400 pts in 3dmark06
     
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    I believe the big thing is you can hybrid crossfire with 3650,3850, etc compared to the 780G only going up to the 3450 or 3650; also you can hybrid crossfire with a crossfire so when your just browsing it will use the integrated graphics but when you kick it into gear it will use the real cards for rendering. The 700 SB had a issue with either USB or PCI Bus during heavy usage, the 750 is the fix and then some.
     
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    The one thing I hate about Gigabyte is that their boards are ugly but there really good. Who cares how they look its the performance we want :D
     
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    Haha, I agree with ..'Ant'.. about Gigabyte boards they seriously eat WAY too many skittles when designing their boards! I'm afraid to see how the engineers come dressed to work in the morning...for sure none of them have wives or else the boards would look better. :roll:

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    Maybe Charley couldn't cut it at the Wonka factory so the Ompa Lompa's left and now work for Gigabyte. :laugh:
     
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    :roll:
     
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    oli_ramsay, [I.R.A]_FBi and kenkickr say thanks.
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    If I played benchmarks I'd care about the mesely difference but to me it doesn't look like much. As long as my games play fine then I'm fine. As always Kei, your on top of it...Thanks.
     
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    No problem...here's even more assurance for ya!

    GTR2 (exact same benchmark) at PCI-E 4x scored 28fps.

    3dmark06 and Furbench results are attatched as well.

    K
     

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    Excellent! Shouldn't too long for others to show up, like the DFI LANPARTY JR 790GX-M2RS:

    [​IMG]

    The wife and kids need new boxes, and they already have pink mATX cases picked out :)
     
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    Haha, the Foxconn board is now up as well since about 10 minutes ago. That board looks far more like it means business than the Gigabyte board (which I'm sure is still very good just ugly).

    K
     
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    That is the one I've been waiting for!! Throw a couple 4850's with that in a M-ATX and you have one bad ass LAN Box, shut your mouth...I'm just sayin!(A little Shaft for those that don't know)
     
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    cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    LOL!!! Ken you crack me up, I wonder how many puns we can fit inside one thread. :roll:

    I have to agree...that board is SOOOOOOOOO tempting right now and I could prolly have it by morning. :D I'm gonna hold out a bit longer and wait for my beloved (ASUS) which should be up before long.

    K
     
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    I'm waiting for DFI myself but this asus board has been pretty good so I'll just wait and twiddle my thumbs and listen to some Mastodon-Blood Mountain.
     
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    Not even the powder kind!!! And you call yourself a gamer! LOL
     
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