I'm trying to build a cheap gaming computer that can be upgraded in the future. I found some parts, and want to make sure all the parts are compatible. Also, I need to know if I forgot any parts. Finally, I was asking about the mobo on another site, and they were talking about the 2 pci e express 2.0 slots and that they don't run at 16x and 16x. Therefore I wouldn't notice a difference with 2 video cards later. Please help me if you can.
Due to AMD CPU limitation, DDR2 1066 is supported by AM2+ CPU for one DIMM per channel only.
This is also something to be concerned about. If I'm reading this correctly, it's only an issue with Tri- and Quad-core AM2+ CPUs.
I would also consider upping your hard drive to one with at least a 16MB cache (the only you have listed is only 8MB).
Concerning the PCI-Ex16 slots running at x8, (x4,) x8 when multiple cards are installed in Crossfire, there is an article here on Tom's concerning Crossfire scaling which I think addresses your concern. I haven't read it yet, but I'm about to...