The Deluxe Board was Out of stock so I jiggled the numbers and was about to get the ASUS Rampage IV Extreme but lucky for me I noticed it doesn't have a 1394 port I have to have that because my video camera requires it for Video transfer.
The MSI Big Bang-XPower II has a 1394 (two of them)
I have ruled out the 7970 after reading 100's of reviews sure they are a tad faster but too hot use too much power and the coil whine would bug me and the dog. I am leaning toward this card but only if the MB I end up with supports this monster which both of these do GIGABYTE Super Overclock Series GV-N680SO-2GD
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