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    Foxconn BLACKOPS X48 Socket 775 DDR3 any good?????

    Currently on ebuyer for 77 notes...damn tempted to upgrade my P5Q PRO to this....

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    Re: Foxconn BLACKOPS X48 Socket 775 DDR3 any good?????

    Quote Originally Posted by djglenn View Post
    Currently on ebuyer for 77 notes...damn tempted to upgrade my P5Q PRO to this....

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    Does its original price not say all it needs to you Theres full Crossfire support on the x48's also !!!
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    Re: Foxconn BLACKOPS X48 Socket 775 DDR3 any good?????

    Don't really see the point for a single 8800GT, all you're buying is extra heat, weight and cost. (The X48 is still a 90nm chipset vs the 65nm P45 IIRC)

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    Re: Foxconn BLACKOPS X48 Socket 775 DDR3 any good?????

    Quote Originally Posted by sammorris View Post
    (The X48 is still a 90nm chipset vs the 65nm P45 IIRC)
    This is true, P45 for the win.
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    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: Foxconn BLACKOPS X48 Socket 775 DDR3 any good?????

    heh, not in my case, but for most cases P45 is the better product. I still don't think it would have been too hard for Intel to produce X48 on the 65nm process...

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    Re: Foxconn BLACKOPS X48 Socket 775 DDR3 any good?????

    Quote Originally Posted by sammorris View Post
    heh, not in my case, but for most cases P45 is the better product. I still don't think it would have been too hard for Intel to produce X48 on the 65nm process...
    Probably Intel don't sell enough X48 chipsets for them to be bothered IMHO to shrink it as this would involve additional costs on their part. TBH since the X48 based motherboards were expensive to buy already it did not matter whether it cost them more to make as they could pass it onto the customer.


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