in the near future i am going to be building a new pc.... amd has been my cpu company for ever now but i am starting to lean towards the intel..... i am completely cluesless and i need help choosing a mother board
i am looking at overclocking and mad gaming for the most part... i am going to get a core 2 6400 or 6600 ... dont know yet.,, but i think that i need a good mb to do whaty i want it to do...
budget isnt a problem.... looking at 1000-1500 so dont worry about it
also i dont know if i want to get sli but if anyone thinks i should please tell.... beacause a simple 512mb card will do fine fo games i think... but if sli is worht buying right now then i would like to know
but are those the best ones i can get because there aree way more that are way more expensive then taht one and .....
another thinig is i heard a couple people that are having trouble installin their core 2s because the mobo doesnt have the latest bios.,,,,, is this true. and if so how can i fix it if i experience it.
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Someone correct me if i'm wrong but if your board has 2 pci-e slots and you don't intend to use 2 videocards, gpu manufacturers have talked about making their own physics processors that may take advantage of a 2nd pci-e slot.
They're saying that if you run Crossfire or SLI, that there will be a driver update that allows you to assign the second GPU to either do physic calculation or video processing. ATI was talking about having 3 graphics cards on PCI-X with two doing video rendering and the third doing physic calculations. But not sure about nVidia. I'm thinking Intel's 975X BadAxe will be able to do this in the future with future drivers or hacked drivers just like how people are running SLI on ATI Crossfire motherboards.