Recommendation for a Micro ATX board for C2D chip. SLI?

Looking for some help in picking a good MicroATX board. Or should I just use Falcon computers frag box setup as a guide? Planning on a new build with TT's new LanBox. Any help welcome, thanks
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  1. Gigabyte GA-965GM-S2
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813128024

    Sorry, no SLI, no XFire available in a mATX for Conroe. Also, there are no P965 mATX boards available either. Overclocking will not be a good option, but you can get a GeForce 8800 and have an awesome gaming rig...
  2. Thanks for the info, Was wondering why I couldn't find any with SLI. Too soon I guess.
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    Thanks for the info, Was wondering why I couldn't find any with SLI. Too soon I guess.
    No room.
  4. Shuttle's SD37P2 supports CrossFire as long as both cards are single-slot-sized. It's SFF though, and not MicroATX.

    http://global.shuttle.com/Product/Barebone/SD37P2.asp
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    Thanks for the info, Was wondering why I couldn't find any with SLI. Too soon I guess.
    No room.
    No room... I'm not so sure. EVGA has a 939 socket micro ATX sli board. But what might be no room is the 8800. Wonder if that will fit in the lanbox.
  6. here is the only microatx SLi board i know that works good.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813188007

    only problem is i dont know if your 8800gt will fit in there. Micro ATX dimensions are 9.6'' x 9.6'' and from what ive seen the 8800's are about 8-9 inches across. So you would be pushing it. Also if you wanted to run those baby's in sli you wouldnt be able to use the only PCI slot that is offered.
  7. For now no m-ATX mobo with SLI or Crossfire exists for Core 2 Duo. Most boards use the G965 chip. It is a real, real dog when it comes to overclocking.

    The only m-ATX mobo for C2D which allows you to OC (that I know of) is the ABIT IP-95 LGA 775 VIA P4M890 Micro ATX. According to one user review, he was able to OC the E6600 to 3.4GHz.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813127017

    I'm kinda eyeing this mobo for my next HTPC.
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