Published on 3rd June 2010 by
Originally Posted by Pete JI'm going to go against the grain here and say having an on-board GPU is a BAD idea. Why?
1) That integrated GPU is taking up a 16x PCI lane that could be used on a more powerful card.
2) Integrated GPU with an i7 9xx CPU? Really?*
Bottom line is that if you want an X58 motherboard, you're most likely looking at a 5850+ anyway.
*I can think of some people who'd want to build a powerful FEA computer and wouldn't be interested in a stupidly powerful GPU. In which case, this would actually be quite a useful mobo.
Jackie: [...] Recently, I went to Brazil, India and those countries, they don’t want so many high-end boards, they don’t want ROG boards...
Originally Posted by neocleousForgive my ignorance but why would I want to mix ATI and nVidia cards together what is benefit over a straight ATI crossfire or nVidia SLi setup
Originally Posted by play_boy_2000Edit: It's redwood, so 5550/70x or 5670.
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