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Hello LA_Kings_Fan and everyone!

Would it be possible to SLI MSI 580 Lightning Xtremes on the Gene-Z? The reason I ask is that another OCN member has an SLI config with those two cards, but on the Maximus IV Z (ATX). The problem he said was that one slot spacing between the two cards is required because they are pretty thick cards. Would that not work on the Gene Z? I can't really tell by just looking at pics, plus this is my first build so I have lots to learn.

BTW, LA_Kings_Fan, you do a great job running this thread. I see only a few threads where the thread starter provides constant feedback like you do.

Thanks!
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2 questions how do i overclock the igpu, whats safe core/voltage for it
And In hwmonitor what is cputin thought? it never moves from 60c?
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2 questions how do i overclock the igpu, whats safe core/voltage for it
And In hwmonitor what is cputin thought? it never moves from 60c?

You can adjust the Mhz and voltage in the bios. I don't know what the safe voltages are and I don't recall ever seeing a temp monitor for it.

I remember reading about how CPUTIN is incompatible with Sandy Bridge motherboards. Check to see if you have the most up to date version of HWMonitor. I don't know if they ever fixed it.
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Ty very much biggrin.gif
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Ty very much biggrin.gif

You're welcome.
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Allright, I just can't leave the forums as easily as I thought. I hate the design change still, but its growing on my slowly and I like the peeps and clubs here too much to simply abandon it completely.
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Hello LA_Kings_Fan and everyone!
Would it be possible to SLI MSI 580 Lightning Xtremes on the Gene-Z? The reason I ask is that another OCN member has an SLI config with those two cards, but on the Maximus IV Z (ATX). The problem he said was that one slot spacing between the two cards is required because they are pretty thick cards. Would that not work on the Gene Z? I can't really tell by just looking at pics, plus this is my first build so I have lots to learn.
BTW, LA_Kings_Fan, you do a great job running this thread. I see only a few threads where the thread starter provides constant feedback like you do.
Thanks!

It should fit and work. However the best cooling solutions for dual cards with this board are going to be reference style coolers as they can run a bit cooler if they have to be sandwiched together.

Twin frozr/lightning type cooling solutions tend to not work as well because the top card just draws in the hot air right off the top of the bottom card.

from a newegg review
"Initially, I attempted to put these two cards in the two upper PCI-Express slots which were closest to one another and the cards ended up over heating when under load."

Basically, if you want to do two cards of any type on this board then I would go with a reference style cooler or water cooling if you can/want to go that route.
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Hello LA_Kings_Fan and everyone!

Would it be possible to SLI MSI 580 Lightning Xtremes on the Gene-Z? The reason I ask is that another OCN member has an SLI config with those two cards, but on the Maximus IV Z (ATX). The problem he said was that one slot spacing between the two cards is required because they are pretty thick cards. Would that not work on the Gene Z? I can't really tell by just looking at pics, plus this is my first build so I have lots to learn.

BTW, LA_Kings_Fan, you do a great job running this thread. I see only a few threads where the thread starter provides constant feedback like you do.

Thanks!


 


Thanks and welcome to the GENE-Z Club ... trulsrohk  for the most part answered your question ... But I'd like to add that YES while it WILL FIT it will be tight and the cards will be right up against each other thus not vent as well as on a Fullsized ATX board ... if you look at the majority of people in our group with SLI / X-Fire RIGS you will see MOST option for watercooling the GPU's and thus it's a non-issue, clearance is there and cards run cool and quiet as can be.
 

 

 

   
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Hello LA_Kings_Fan


how to make a print screen of EFI Bios, I press the F12 key and said:

** Please ensure that usb flash drive with available space is plugged in , and try again **


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Originally Posted by ChaiBear View Post

Hello LA_Kings_Fan and everyone!
Would it be possible to SLI MSI 580 Lightning Xtremes on the Gene-Z? The reason I ask is that another OCN member has an SLI config with those two cards, but on the Maximus IV Z (ATX). The problem he said was that one slot spacing between the two cards is required because they are pretty thick cards. Would that not work on the Gene Z? I can't really tell by just looking at pics, plus this is my first build so I have lots to learn.
BTW, LA_Kings_Fan, you do a great job running this thread. I see only a few threads where the thread starter provides constant feedback like you do.
Thanks!

yes y have sli GTX 580

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