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EDIT: I calculated the power consumption on extreme power...and it says i only need about 350Watts (i put in 3870 X2 in crossfire)...so even if i get hd 4870 do you Karl 2 View Public Profile Find all posts by Karl 2 « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Display Modes Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode It looks similar to a CrossfireX connector, but it is much less wide. The two big features Intel released in its X38 were both aimed at high-end graphics. weblink

Each and every issue is packed with punishing product reviews, insightful and innovative how-to stories and the illuminating technical articles that enthusiasts crave. Also what is the best motherboard for the topic? This resulted in the X38/X48 northbridge having four times the peak graphics data throughput of its 975X predecessor. I was specifically comparing PCIE vs.

Yes. X48 vs x38 vs p45 vs p35. Latest: MongGrel, Jan 20, 2017 at 2:20 AM The Garage How big is your TV? and wich one ?

The X38 mobo runs pretty cheap and it will more than do the job. I'm a newbie to the CF chipsets as I am a former Nvidiot! Just ask the fellow forumers and they will be much obliged to help you out. Motherboards Jun 5, 2012 X48 motherboard Crossfire with Radeon 5xxx/6xxx series Motherboards Oct 6, 2011 Best affordable, i7, USB 3.0, Crossfire-ready, etc.

Hmm... Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > Jul 4, 2008 at 8:24 AM #1 ViciousXUSMC New Member Joined: Jul 4, 2008 Messages: 117 (0.04/day) Thanks Received: 14 System Specs P5K Deluxe BIOS 0902 is the most recent available from Asus, yet it supported our E0 stepping Wolfdale core in spite of its June 19 release date. http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/best-intel-crossfire-motherboard.70963/ x38/x48 - 06-23-2008, 22:34 | posts: 50 | Location: in your basement touching my harbls Title says it all ...

Don't just go by what I say, make sure to check up that your motherboard actually does support one or the other, do some research! The P5B Deluxe WiFi-AP Edition was one of the most popular P965 motherboards, which is why we reserved this one from our Core 2 motherboard shootout in preparation for today’s article. Last-minute changes to the Core 2’s specifications caused most early 975X boards to support only previous-generation NetBurst-class processors, and many updated Core 2-compatible models required further modification to support Core 2 The reason this is so, is because the x8 bandwidth isn't fully utilized @ lower resolutions but it starts to reach it's peak @ 1920 / 1200 with high details, and

ALLEN Jul 5, 2008 at 4:47 AM #20 ViciousXUSMC New Member Joined: Jul 4, 2008 Messages: 117 (0.04/day) Thanks Received: 14 System Specs System Name: Vicious's Rig Processor: Q6600 @ Let's start with a basic definition. Whereas X38/X48 if your a hardcore enthusiast and definitely planning on going multiple gpu crossfire (3 gpu's and above). I'm a newbie to the CF chipsets as I am a former Nvidiot!Click to expand...

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Based on this article: http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/1472/intel_p45_vs_x48_crossfire_performance/index.html There are pretty much saying that due to the x8/x8 split for crossfire on the P45 it has a pretty big disadvantage compared to the x38/x48 As where the Asus PQ5 could not be patched. More on this later though.

For example, you cannot crossfire a 4670 and a 4870x2. Bandwidth-doubling PCI Express 2.0 transfer mode gets the P45 in line with modern graphics needs, while the use of “only” sixteen pathways assures that motherboards can be more easily designed and Each and every issue is packed with punishing product reviews, insightful and innovative how-to stories and the illuminating technical articles that enthusiasts crave. check over here edit: first link read the toms hardware one.

I think I may have convinced myself to go with the DFI board to guarantee crossfire at x16/x16 speeds, unless anyone has any suggestions #4 Skaar, Jun 25, 2008 Sylvanas Gaming chairs have burst onto the... I was asknig you a question and instead of responding in a civilised manner you accuse me of posting to get attention or trying to give you hassle?!

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The big advantage Intel’s 975X had over the later P965 was its ability to support two graphics cards from the sixteen PCI Express 1.1 pathways connected directly to the northbridge. Either I'm reading it wrong, or Call of Duty 4 is getting 700+ FPS, I've yet to see a card in the entire world that can do 700 FPS on CoD4 As for my board? He can only put one HD4870 on the Nvidia mobo.

They don't even read the original post most of the time. LuminouslightMember Since: May 26, 2007Posts: 6397LuminouslightFollowForum Posts: 6397Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#2 Posted by Luminouslight (6397 posts) - 8 years, 6 months ago No; however I have heard Intel 975X The 975X chipset was ahead of its time, simply because this high-end Core 2 platform burst onto the scene long before the CPU micro-architecture it was designed to complement. this content This topic is locked from further discussion.

HessenKnightMember Since: June 21, 2007Posts: 1561HessenKnightFollowForum Posts: 1561Followed by: 0Reviews: 5 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#1 Posted by HessenKnight (1561 posts) - 8 years, 6 months ago So, I'm buying the new So far i was thinking about Asus Maximus Formula, but its a bit pricy ... If you are a frugal minded budget builder like myself, a P35 if there is only a slight chance of going crossfire or P45 if you definitely will go crossfire in Keep in mind that each frame render takes milliseconds, which is why games are measured in FPS (Frames per Second) instead of Frames Rendered, since the amount of frames rendered is

CrossfireX and SLi are both multi card solutions. Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. MajinFixMember Since: August 3, 2005Posts: 480MajinFixFollowForum Posts: 480Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#5 Posted by MajinFix (480 posts) - 8 years, 6 months agoAre there any mobos that offer XD Jul 4, 2008 at 1:55 PM #13 mk_ln New Member Joined: Mar 7, 2006 Messages: 289 (0.07/day) Thanks Received: 9 System Specs Processor: Intel Core i7-970 @ 4.02 Motherboard:

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/2008/06/20/msi-p45-platinum/12 (This reviews lists all of the P45 boards in the results).

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