With the introduction of the 780a chipset came Hybrid SLI, a way to turn off your video card when you are not using it.  Unfortunately it only works with the new 9800s as well as GT200s, both of which are relatively good at not using much power when in an idle state.  [H]ard|OCP’s reviewers had very different experiences with this Phenom board, so read through carefully before you think about running out and buying one.

“MSI brings us their K9N2 based on NVIDIA’s 780a chipset. Does being able to turn off that power hungry video card get your attention? On paper this board has a lot to offer but how does it work in the real world?”

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