XFX nForce 780i SLI motherboard tested

Posted on Monday, Feb 25 2008 @ 04:42 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
HardOCP has taken a closer look at the XFX nForce 780i SLI motherboard to test if it can compete against Intel's DDR3 based solutions.
The nForce 780i SLI board is a feature complete solution, meaning that it only requires a minimal number of components for a fully operational system: an Intel LGA 775 processor, DDR2 memory, a video card, drives, and a PSU. XFX integrated the following ports in to the nForce 780i SLI: 1 ATA-133 IDE port and 6 SATA II ports (RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and 5 capable) on the 780i SLI SPP controller; 10 USB 2.0 capable ports (6 in rear panel, and 2 onboard headers supporting 2 ports each); 2 IEEE 1394 capable ports (1 in rear panel, and 1 onboard header); 2 x NVIDIA GigE Ethernet ports in the rear panel; Realtek 8-channel HD audio codec featuring an S/PDIF optical output port; and PS/2 keyboard and mouse port support in the rear panel.
Check it out over here. Overall it seems to be a pretty good choice if you want to build a SLI rig.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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