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XFX nForce 650i Ultra MCP – motherboard – ATX – LGA775 Socket – nForce 650i Ultra

It seems that most of the CPUs you can buy off-the-shelf offer substantial headroom. About Us Employment Privacy Policy.

The nVidia i mothebroard has the features, and the ECS package here is darn cheap! But is there really a big difference between and i?

This topic is locked from further discussion. The key difference between the older E and the E is the cache size.

Unofficially the nForce i SLI chipset is also supposed to be an overclocking monster In terms of a decent overclocking headroom, these options are more than sufficient to meet the request. Take the money you save on CPU and motherboard, and buy a high-end graphics card.

We were able to run our gaming and PCMark benchmarks with the E running at 2.

Supreme Commander consistently posted lower scores than on the Nforce 650o than the Intel board, while posting higher scores in Company of Heroes. I am upgrading my computer this weekend and I am torn between a few motherboards and I want to see what you people think of them and also if someone could answer a technical question for me.


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Overclocking Results Page You notherboard see that the rendering scores are essentially identical. The review I linked to is from Feb 07 and the i is from April The more budget minded enthusiast will certainly take a look at the other options like the i LT and the i.

Which should you pay for? Prey was essentially even, but there seems to be a slight advantage for Intel in the FSX benchmark.

EVGA nForce i Ultra Motherboard Review – Page 2 of 8 – ExtremeTech

When we installed the Nvidia 8. Hd Tach 3 Page This chipset is once again motherboafd stripped down version of its older brother as far as features are concerned, but less features does not necessarily translate into less performance.

I should state that price isn’t really the issue, it’s relevant if the features justify the price. Here are the boards in question: View this mtherboard in our forums! Gamers and Digital Media Enthusiasts. Intel today revealed some details on their 45nm Nehalem processors but we will tell you more later about Nehalem-based desktop Name Email Website Comment Motherblard me up for the newsletter!


However, the chipset offers most of motherboadd other features of the i, such as:. SiSoft; Sandra Page 7: The i Ultra Chipset Page 3: Push the CPU speed up for better processor performance. Intel Paints Nehalem Picture Intel today revealed some details on their 45nm Nehalem processors but we will tell you more later about Nehalem-based desktop We also burned each system in with multiple runs of Memtest86 2.

MSI P6N SLI Platinum Motherboard – Nvidia nForce 650i SLI returns

The hard drives were defragged prior to each benchmark session. Thanks for the help. The chipset doesn’t have good OC abilities if that matters to you.