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#2
Wow, that DS4 is going to be cheap and support full Crossfire!
 

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#3
Watch the price be as follows: DS4 - $199, DS5 - $249, DS6 - $299

That's still a lot of money for the DS4
 

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gigabyte ftw!!!!

the price of the ds4 is actually cheaper then many good p35 and 680i boards..
 

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#5
I would think:

DS4 = $99.00 - $109.00
DS5 = $149.00 - $179.00
DQ6 = $189.00 - $269.00
 

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Other features on this board include a Realtek ALC 889A codec with DTS Connect support, featuring 106 dB Signal to Noise ratio enabling Blu-ray and HD DVD high quality Full Rate Lossless audio playback, onboard Dual Gigabit LAN with Teaming function support and Quad BIOS solution for multiple layers of protection. There are also 4 eSATA ports, 1394 and S/PDIF
sweet!


damn!!!! what cards are they using for the quad config.?
 

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Gigabyte HD2600Pro/XT cards that are well known for overheating. In crossfire with 4 cards these will probably blow at intensive 3d mode.
 

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full crossfire means that the slots still run at x16/x16
 

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#11
I would think:

DS4 = $99.00 - $109.00
DS5 = $149.00 - $179.00
DQ6 = $189.00 - $269.00
still a shame i would have to pay the same in euro :wtf::shadedshu
 

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I must have these. Ill take any one of them to be honest, though the DQ6 is looking mighty tasty.
 

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Too bad the memory slots are configured like that.
 

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Too bad the memory slots are configured like that.
i like the placement of the slots, that way when you have a big ass cooler, the memory gets cooled as well. my 2 sticks of ddr2 800 fit under my blue orb and can be easily taken out, the orb cools the sticks a good bit :)
 
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#16
hmhm, but only DQ6 got 4 pcie ports :wtf:
Full crossfire only req's 2 pcie slots. Quad crossfire req's 4 slots..



BTW has anyone even seen a quad crossfire setup before... :eek: I can't see how those 4 cards in that ^^ pic won't overheat in a second, and what is the point of having quad crossfire when you have to do it with mid range single slot cards... Surely 2 high end cards would be better. Non the less though it would be pretty wicked to give it a go.. :respect:
 

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the new 3800's come single slot, so you can quad x-fire those. and nvidia's still working on a crappy thing of tri sli using dual slot coolers :laugh:
 

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Full crossfire only req's 2 pcie slots. Quad crossfire req's 4 slots..
Yes I know :twitch: I tried to say no quad crossfire for non DQ6 mainboards. :banghead:
 
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I want the DS4 :).
 
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Wow.. I'm not too sure on what my next build will be... Intel, or AMD with these kick ass mobos... decisions, decisions.
 
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Yes I know :twitch: I tried to say no quad crossfire for non DQ6 mainboards. :banghead:
I don't think any game will use the power of 4 vid cards for a long time coming :)
 

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hmm wonder how it stacks up against Asus and DFIs Offers, Performance, Overclocking, Feature set.
 

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Anyone an idea when we'll be seeing dual-socket mobo's based on this new chip set ? I want cheap 8-core monsters :).

R.
 

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I don't think any game will use the power of 4 vid cards for a long time coming :)
No, but benchmarks will show it, for all of us bench junkies.
 

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#25
There will be most likly added AA effects for 4 card users as well:)