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i5 motherboard that supports xfire?

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Kalivos

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May 31, 2005
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Can anyone suggest a motherboard for an i5 that has xfire/sli support? I was looking at newegg, and honestly, either I'm failing, or I'm only seeing boards with 1 x16 pci-e slot on them.

EDIT: I take this back, and am an idiot. And was indeed failing. :eek:
 

PeterGarcia30

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131404
in the lga1156 architechture The tradeoff for the price is the loss of 20 PCI Express lanes so you cant really run 16x/16x xfire

if you go to new egg in advanced search select motherboards with 2 pci 2.0 express slots and most if not all of those are xfire capable if my memory serves me correct they just all wont run 16x/16x in xfire mode some will run 16x/8x or 16x/4x or some other combination I'm not familiar with. depends on the mobo really the performance is negligible from what I'm aware of. If you want full 16x/16x support get 1366 platform, the 1156 platform is supposed to be more mainstream than anything else