Well there were plenty of options before the i7 flagship which is still in infancy. Phenom II X4 or maybe That earthwatts won’t due. Antec is not a recommended brand and the earthwatts isn’t good enough for the card. Well, I’m definitely not the hax0r that can somehow get new processors to run on old chipsets.
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Or will it not make any such a difference? Posting your PC specs will help us to assist you quicker and effectively. It’s too new to have more than one chipset.
NVIDIA nForce 980a SLI
ASRock also happens to be the company that used older Intel chipsets to support relatively new CPUs which other manufacturers didn’t. Let me just add one thing. Antec is not a recommended brand and the earthwatts isn’t good enough for the card.
Only i, and that was dwarfed by X People tend put Phenom II with its competitive class and product generation as that of the Core i7. So less on the AMD motherboard equals simpler design or lower costs to the motherboard manufacturers. As btarunr so eloquently said, the 6x0i chipset was simply outdated and was not meant to run Quads at all.
The time now is Both Intel and AMD are equally victim to this. X58 has everything one could need.
Stay with Asus or Gigabyte for the best reliability. Always always try to not mix 890a and nvidia products together, and of course never mix ati and nvidia gpu’s together.
The AsRock A does that. The nForce a SLI and nForce chips are located adjacent to each other, and are cooled actively chipsey a fan-heatsink.
The only difference is that AMD is trying to sneak in backwards compatibility to win over consumers, at loss of performance. I don’t know how they keep the motherboard prices reasonable but it works. The product design looks production-grade and may attract partners to sell it.
NVIDIA nForce a SLI Reference Platform Motherboard Pictured | TechPowerUp
More revisions do not equal a better product. Waterblock with L-shaped nozzles could work I suppose.
Its hard to say. So how is this any different? Well, that’s just with the new Core i7. It’s not Intel saying “eff you” to nVidia. User Name Remember Me?
nVidia nForce a SLI chipset for AMD AM3
That doesn’t hurt my argument one bit, which is that you cannot place Phenom II and Core i7 in the same generation, and say that Phenom II 98a0 backwards platform compatibility. It could be because the AMD chips perform more duties than the intel equivalents due to the built in memory controller possibly?
That’s all for now! The same can also be said for LGA processors and their multiple instances of working on older chipsets. All times are GMT One GPU is the better choice.
To add to emosun’s excellent advice. Even i which came out a year later, and was basically a re-hashed i wasn’t capable of doing a good enough job. Well, I’m definitely not the hax0r that can somehow get new processors to run on old chipsets. It could be “what the market will bare” coming into effect and AMD users demanding lower prices than intel users too.