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EPoX EP-9U1697 GLI Motherboard Review - SLI Killer? - Motherboards 66
EPoX EP-9U1697 GLI Motherboard Review - SLI Killer? - Motherboards 67

EPoX EP-9U1697 GLI Motherboard Review - SLI Killer? - Motherboards 68
EPoX EP-9U1697 GLI Motherboard Review - SLI Killer? - Motherboards 67

So far CPU, memory, and general system performance has been essentially the same as the NF4 SLI, but here in 3DMark we see the difference between the EP-9U1697 and the NF4 SLI system.

Though both Socket 939 systems are identically configured, the EPoX 9NPA SLI system beats the 9U1697 by significant margins. This may be disappointing news for some of you looking to build a cheap SLI system to compete against more expensive NF4 chipsets. But how does this slower performance affect real-world games? Let’s now look at Call of Duty 2 and Quake 4.

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