nForce 680i LT SLI for Hardcore Gamers on March 12

Along with MPC68 chipset, NVIDIA is going to launch nForce 680i LT SLI
chipset at CeBIT primarily targeted at hardcore gamers where the current 680i
SLI chipset is targeted at hardcore enthusiasts. nForce 680i LT SLI boards will
be some cheaper US$ 50 cheaper than the 680i SLI boards where MSRP is around
US$ 199 compared to US$ 249+. nForce 680i LT SLI reference boards will come with
active cooling instead of heat-pipe design on 680i SLI reference board, a green
PCB instead of a black PCB, DDR2-800 instead of DDR2-1200 SLI memory, 8 USB 2.0
ports instead of 10, one Gigabit Ethernet instead of two, two PCIe x16 slots
instead of 3, and without all the neat stuff like LED POST codes, Power/Reset
buttons and Speaker. NVIDIA mentioned that overclocking on 680i LT SLI won’t be
as good as the 680i SLI but we believe the chipset is basically the same unless
they have done some sort of a sorting on the chipsets.

Along with MPC68 chipset, NVIDIA is going to launch nForce 680i LT SLI
chipset at CeBIT primarily targeted at hardcore gamers where the current 680i
SLI chipset is targeted at hardcore enthusiasts. nForce 680i LT SLI boards will
be some cheaper US$ 50 cheaper than the 680i SLI boards where MSRP is around
US$ 199 compared to US$ 249+. nForce 680i LT SLI reference boards will come with
active cooling instead of heat-pipe design on 680i SLI reference board, a green
PCB instead of a black PCB, DDR2-800 instead of DDR2-1200 SLI memory, 8 USB 2.0
ports instead of 10, one Gigabit Ethernet instead of two, two PCIe x16 slots
instead of 3, and without all the neat stuff like LED POST codes, Power/Reset
buttons and Speaker. NVIDIA mentioned that overclocking on 680i LT SLI won’t be
as good as the 680i SLI but we believe the chipset is basically the same unless
they have done some sort of a sorting on the chipsets.

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