Only nvidia chipset mobo can run sli ??

is it right that to run gtx 460 sli you most have nvidia chipset motherboard ?.. or an amd chipset will work fine
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  1. not all Nvidia chipset will run SLI, but some of the 9XX-series AMD chipsets can, as well as some of the intel chipsets (Z68, P67, H55, B65 etc.).

    it really depends on the motherboard though.
  2. i am going to have phenom ii x4 955 and couple gtx 460
    whats the CHEAPEST mobo i can get.. ??
    because some of has 2xPSI-e but support crossfire :(
  3. A 990X is the cheapest AMD chipset that supports SLI, you dont really want to go for an nVidia chipset they were known to have issues so your only good options are these two boards.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128510
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131754
  4. nVidia chipsets are known to have issues, there is a reason that nVidia no longer produces its own chipsets for normal desktop usage. nVidia chipsets have not been recommended in a long time especially since the newer intel chipsets have supported SLI and now some AMD ones do as well meaning there are much better options.
  5. yea, but the 2 mobos you have listed before are too expensive for me :(
    the msi nf750, hybrid SLI only runs at x8 x8 not dual x16 but that doesnt sacrifice too much, right?
    is there is any thing "much expensive ? $)
  6. can this one run SLI :
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138324
    its for $60 .. just what i need :)
  7. No it cannot, only the 9xx series of AMD chipsets supports SLI, and if you are spending enough to get 2 GTX 460s you should expect to spend a bit more on the board.
  8. what about intel chipset motherboards .. any cheap ?
  9. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=5083731&CatId=4725
    it don't support amd, it support intel.. maybe i go for intel cpu cuz i didn't got the 955 yet :)
  10. thats an AM2+ mobo, how aboutthis AM3+ mobo with SLI support for only $105:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157262

    or ATLEAST go for this:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131637
  11. i all ready decided for " XFX MD-A72P-7509 NVIDIA nForce 750a SLI Sckt am2+"
    and get an am2+ CPU .. because i didn't got a CPU yet :)
  12. hameem 1 said:
    i all ready decided for " XFX MD-A72P-7509 NVIDIA nForce 750a SLI Sckt am2+"
    and get an am2+ CPU .. because i didn't got a CPU yet :)


    why in vest in such old technology... and anyway the AM3/am3+ boards i listed support AM2+ processors too... man you got ripped off on that board.
  13. why is that ?
    am going to get an athlon ii x3 455 which am3 cpu that will work at the xfx 750a :)
  14. hameem 1 said:
    why is that ?
    am going to get an athlon ii x3 455 which am3 cpu that will work at the xfx 750a :)


    well it won't support future processors, it uses HT2 it doesn't have USB3 it doesnt have SATA6GB/s and XFX don't give support for that board anymore, (since it was released 2007/2008). Also it only supports AM3 processors with up to a 95W threshhold as well as that mobo having issues with not being able to unlock cores (its a bad overclocker too).

    and ofcourse it runs on an Nvidia chipset (which pales in comparison to the AMD chipsets).
  15. how about this one:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130235

    its the best i can get for $90
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