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Asus M2 Crosshair

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November 7, 2007 6:40:06 AM

Just wondering, does anyone know if the AM2 crosshair board audio slot can take any x1 pci-e card, or does it have to be the supreme fx card that comes with the board? I'm thinking about running 2 8800 video cards, and they take up 2 slots so it will block all the pci slots but one, which is already used. I'd like to run a soundblaster card when they come out with pci-e x1 versions, but I don't know if it will work. Has anyone tried an different card in the audio_1 slot to see what happens? Thanks.

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November 7, 2007 12:04:35 PM

From what I've seen, the bundled audio card goes to the top pic-e slot.

http://www.pcper.com/images/reviews/285/install05.jpg

I don't see why you can't run sli on an sli board. I wouldn't bother with getting yet another sound card since the audio card isn't bad. If you must get one, then get a pci-e one.
December 30, 2007 5:23:49 PM

I am running SLI on one of my crosshair systems and it's great, and yes, contrary to all of the complaints about the audio. mine works great on both systems.

It's a good board. It has some bugs, but once one becomes familiar it si easy to deal with.

Feel free to PM me with any questions on this board, and if I can help I will.
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