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December 27, 2010 10:02:04 PM

Hi, I had a question about a particular motherboard I was interested in buying for the SLI capability with 2 8800 ultras, as my current board only has 1 PCI-E x16 slot. Anyways, under supported CPU it says Core i7, or LGA 1366 socket type. I was wondering if this is the only CPU it will support, or if it would be able to support my Phenom II X4 910? How can I tell what socket type my CPU has?

Here's the board.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Also, while I'm at it, would a Corsair AX750 be sufficient for two 8800 ultras in SLI?

Thank you!
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December 27, 2010 10:21:02 PM

No newer boards support both Intel and Amd cpus; it's Intel only i7 1366 only. And your power supply will support two 8800gt's.
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December 27, 2010 10:21:47 PM

It is an Intel motherboard, so your AMD CPU will not work. You would need to upgrade to an Intel Core i7 950 for example. You could go with one of these AM3 / SLI boards with DDR3 to meet your needs.... AM3 980A SLI Boards
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