ECS NF650iSLIT-A Motherboard North Babylon NY

Core 2 Duo and SLI, the dream platform for you, but previously too expensive to consider. ECS come to the rescue! Get all the info on this affordable motherboard and see if this is the right one for you.

Local Companies

Information Application Systems
(516) 326-1322
1024 Polk Avenue
Franklin Square, NY
Standard Microsystems Corporation
(631) 233-3280
80 Arkay Drive
Hauppauge, NY
Verbatim Corporation
(516) 625-0760
55 Main Street
Roslyn, NY
G and B Fasteners Inc
(516) 694-0990
181 Newtown Road
Plainview, NY
Simple PC Solutions Inc.
(516) 897-4828
476 Long Beach
Island Park, NY
Avdex Corporation
(516) 546-2272
115 Henry Street
Freeport, NY
Redline Computers Inc
(631) 862-7050
437 N Country Road
Saint James, NY
Titanium Tech
(516) 734-0188
50 Old Ox Road
Manhasset, NY
Action Computer and IT Services
(516) 470-1174
PO BOX 968
Levittown, NY
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(516) 764-1370
3571 Maple Court
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Introduction

The platform for Core 2 keeps growing on a daily basis - chipsets are coming left, right and centre - and we are more than pleased about that.

Intel has chipsets for their processor and it is no surprise that both are for high-end (975X), mainstream (P965) and value (G965). While Intel does make their own chipsets and some are very solid indeed, they aren't always the most feature rich or technically impressive, what the market even wants. I do remember the old Intel I820 chipset and the attempt to push people on to RDRAM (Rambus) but that was a total failure, which they seem to have learnt from.

nVidia is definitely the major player in the Core 2 market. AMD/ATI does have a chipset for this market, but we haven't heard much more about upcoming chipsets for this platform. VIA has no intention of pushing into the market as the major player, only SiS has the opportunity, and they are starting to work on this.

We are looking at nVidia's mainstream SLI product designed to keep the costs down but give the customer something that is worth the money. We are looking at the nVidia nForce 650i SLI chipset in the form of the version 1.0 NF650iSLIT-A motherboard from ECS.

Its advantage is that it is cheaper than more expensive 680i SLI and 680i SLI LT motherboards but does that make it a substandard motherboard? Let's read on and check out the onboard features, performance and overclocking and then try and make a decision.

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