Best mobo for crossfire 4850's/ amd Tags: AMD Compatibility Crossfire Components Product Last response: August 7, 2010 4:07 AM in Components Share ebobwiz August 7, 2010 2:58:52 AM the title pretty much says it all... whats a good crossfire ready mobo that is compatible with AMD. if you need anymore info feel free to ask More about : mobo crossfire 4850 amd WR2 a b À AMD August 7, 2010 3:09:05 AM What CPU will you be using? ebobwiz August 7, 2010 3:10:24 AM this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... thats a good cpu right? Related resources Single 5770? Crossfire 4850s ? 4850 X2? - Forum Will a 9950 drive two 4850's in crossfire ? - Forum In Search of the best Mobo for Crossfire 4850's - Forum Crossfire 2 4850s on Abit AT8 32X Socket 939 Xpress 3200? - Forum Cannot crossfire 2 4850's in Vista 64 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer WR2 a b À AMD August 7, 2010 3:16:22 AM It's a very good CPU. Pair it will a good 870 Crossfire motherboard like this ASRock 870 EXTREME3 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 and your in business. ebobwiz August 7, 2010 3:19:05 AM sweet thanks man. do you think id get away with using this psu? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... thank you greatly for the suggestion WR2 a b À AMD August 7, 2010 3:21:51 AM Yeah, you can. It's a good PSU and it's got 45amps worth of +12v. Good for 2x 4850 in Crossfire. WR2 a b À AMD August 7, 2010 3:23:39 AM Antec Earthwatts EA650 650W PSU review @ JonnyGuru. ebobwiz August 7, 2010 3:25:04 AM thank you sooooo much. youve been a great help WR2 a b À AMD August 7, 2010 3:34:46 AM How much is the Antec Earthwatts EA650 you're looking at cost? We might be able to find a better option. ebobwiz August 7, 2010 3:36:56 AM I think its $80. is that too much? well it was 100 but theres a 20$ mail in rebate WR2 a b À AMD August 7, 2010 3:40:05 AM XFX XXX P1-650X-CAH9 650W PSU $80 after $20 rebate It's got 52amps +12v and even better reviews than the Antec EA 650. I'll dig one up for you. WR2 a b À AMD August 7, 2010 3:42:13 AM XFX 650 W XXX Edition Power Supply Review @ Hardware Secrets. ebobwiz August 7, 2010 3:42:34 AM wow that IS good. but why did one up? the link to neweggs fine ebobwiz August 7, 2010 3:45:16 AM if you dont mind helping me one more time, can you tell me if this much ram is overkilll... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... WR2 a b À AMD August 7, 2010 3:49:47 AM For just $7 more you can get the CL7 version G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB DDR3 1600 F3-12800CL7D The set you linked is CL9 and the lower Cas Latency has slightly better performance potential. ebobwiz August 7, 2010 3:52:58 AM man you know your stuff hahaha. id hate to push my luck but i was looking on newegg for the best 4850's i can get for $100. i stumbled across these... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... they seemed pretty cheap considering theyre 1gb. what do you think? WR2 a b À AMD August 7, 2010 4:02:57 AM 81% 4&5 'Egg' rating at NewEgg. That's pretty good. And a good review from Guru3D. ebobwiz August 7, 2010 4:07:55 AM well i think that about covers it.. you've answered every question i have haha. thank you so much for your time and effort, it is much appreciated, btw i think ill go for the cheaper 512mb versions of the 4850, as i will not be playing at very high resolutions Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forumx2 4850s in crossfire ...help pls? ForumHow do i get my 4850's to crossfire ? please help Forum1gb 4870 or crossfire 4850's ForumBest $800 to $1200 AMD Phenom II x4 BE Crossfire Gaming Build? ForumWould two 4850's be bottlenecked by a AMD X2 6000+? ForumUpgrading 2x ATI HD Radeon 4850s Forum4850's or GTX 460? (and a PSU question) Forum4850's in crossfire ...Works but need help ForumReturn two 4850's for a 4870? ForumAMD Crossfire System ForumSLI / CrossFire FAQs Forum3 Questions About 4850s in Crossfire ForumUpgrade My Comp. Forum450W Corsair enough for Crossfire HD4850s ForumWhich version of speedfan is best More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !