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Need help picking out a motherboard

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August 26, 2008 3:30:58 PM

Can anyone recommend a good motherboard that supports both DDR3 memory AND a crossfire video card setup. Ive looked high and low and most of the boards cost in excess of $300. I would prefer a board with the x48 chipset however almost all mobo's with that chipset cost an arm and a leg AND got mixed reviews :pt1cable: 

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August 26, 2008 3:51:41 PM

If we had our hearts set on DDR3 memory, the battle would be between Asus and Intel. The DX48BT2 had the best overall performance, and placed second only to the DDR2-equiped DFI X48-T2R in maximum CPU clock. The P5E3 Premium WiFi-AP @n Edition supported higher memory and bus speeds, and the actual performance difference between the two was negligible. The DX48BT2 is a few features short of direct competition with the P5E3 Premium, but it’s also around $100 cheaper. How much are a few extra onboard components worth to you?,194...
August 26, 2008 4:11:25 PM

Gigabyte GA-X48T-DQ6 w/ DualDDR3 1900