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Old 10-13-2006, 12:46 PM   #1
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Here is the first official picture. We are under NDA at this time so additional pictures or final specifications are not possible. However, we will have more coverage on this board late next week. The board is manufactured by eVGA.

NVIDIA 680i

p.s. Performance =
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Old 10-13-2006, 12:48 PM   #2
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Thanks for sharing what you can, Gary! Looking forward to more when you are able to.
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Old 10-13-2006, 01:31 PM   #3
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we NEED specifics!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 10-13-2006, 01:58 PM   #4
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I hope this mobo rocks, I've been waiting for the 590/680i since mid August.
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Old 10-13-2006, 06:19 PM   #5
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BAD BAD BAD GARY! shotgun posting is not allowed! :snobbish;
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Old 10-13-2006, 07:27 PM   #6
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Its almost perfect how the timing for these things worked out. I've been holding off on my build until I could get one of these and now they are coming out in the middle of November, along with G80 and quad-core. I'm going to be a happy boy in a few weeks.
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Old 10-13-2006, 08:06 PM   #7
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I hope this can do crazy FSB.

I'm hoping for 500, lol.
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Old 10-13-2006, 08:53 PM   #8
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I hope this can do crazy FSB.

I'm hoping for 500, lol.

These boards will surprise some people, that is all I can say, wish I could post up pics with the G80's in SLI.
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Old 10-13-2006, 09:16 PM   #9
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I hope this can do crazy FSB.

I'm hoping for 500, lol.

These boards will surprise some people, that is all I can say, wish I could post up pics with the G80's in SLI.
Feel free to PM them to me
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Old 10-14-2006, 02:03 AM   #10
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I hope this can do crazy FSB.

I'm hoping for 500, lol.

These boards will surprise some people, that is all I can say, wish I could post up pics with the G80's in SLI.


Oh, geez... tease us some more why dont you! LOL

I'm very new to overclocking. The current system I have is my first in overclocking but I'm of the opinion that any mobo that manufacturers puts out with OCing in mind shouldnt do any less than 450fsb. Just my opinion.
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Old 10-14-2006, 02:24 AM   #11
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When do you think these boards will be available for retail?
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Old 10-14-2006, 04:03 AM   #12
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Are these mobo Quad core compatible?

PS: I posted this question also on the other thread, just in case...
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Old 10-14-2006, 05:28 PM   #13
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when is the nda up on the chipset is it the same day as the G80 (2nd week of nov)
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Old 10-14-2006, 06:24 PM   #14
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I hope this can do crazy FSB.

I'm hoping for 500, lol.

These boards will surprise some people, that is all I can say, wish I could post up pics with the G80's in SLI.
You must have a very powerful PSU,or you might be using two because a Single G80 consumes a lot of power.
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Old 10-14-2006, 07:37 PM   #15
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Can these boards run async memory/fsb? I'd be nice to use cheap memory while running high fsb like A64s.
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Old 10-14-2006, 08:20 PM   #16
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How come it has 3 pci express slots?
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Old 10-14-2006, 09:05 PM   #17
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One of them is going to be used for physics. It's pretty rediculous that a high end rig is going to need 3 graphics cards...
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Old 10-14-2006, 09:43 PM   #18
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How come it has 3 pci express slots?
SLI & a PPU
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SLI & a good PCIe RAID controller (<-- this is what I'm waiting)
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Old 10-14-2006, 10:38 PM   #19
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Yes.
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Old 10-15-2006, 11:52 AM   #20
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Wonderful.
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Old 10-15-2006, 03:59 PM   #21
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Wow, now I wonder if my mobo choices will change drastically for my december upgrade.
Visually speaking though, that board just 'looks' damn good.
The P.S. has me really intrigued.
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Old 10-16-2006, 09:38 AM   #22
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Wow, is that large heatsink on the northbridge going to interfere with the larger CPU heatsinks? Sure looks tall...

But passive cooling -- sweet!
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Old 10-16-2006, 12:50 PM   #23
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I'm currently waiting for the DFI version of this board myself. I've never been impressed with eVGA.
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Old 10-16-2006, 04:30 PM   #24
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WOW! I know what I am waiting for then. Perfect x-mas timing, 680i and G80 Lifes been good so far


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I'm currently waiting for the DFI version of this board myself. I've never been impressed with eVGA.
I'm willing to bet eVGA doesn't do any more than puting stickers on.
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