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Does anyone know if this Mobo will support quad-fire, as in 2x6990's?

That I don't know, but I don't see why it wouldn't considering the 6990's have a PCI-E lane splitter built in.
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post #72 of 7108
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That I don't know, but I don't see why it wouldn't considering the 6990's have a PCI-E lane splitter built in.
Oh I thought the regular Maximus IV didn't, so that's why I was asking. But "only supports 3-way SLI" must not equate to 3 way crossfire.
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Oh I thought the regular Maximus IV didn't, so that's why I was asking. But "only supports 3-way SLI" must not equate to 3 way crossfire.
Ah, not sure then. I'll have to find out for ya.
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Man I am so excited about doing a real sff build with this. Last one I did, I screwed up and put it in a Mini P183. What cases do you guys plan on using for your builds?
I think I saw some people say vulcan, but anything else?
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Man I am so excited about doing a real sff build with this. Last one I did, I screwed up and put it in a Mini P183. What cases do you guys plan on using for your builds?
I think I saw some people say vulcan, but anything else?
Me too already have a 2500k waiting for it

I was thinking on a vulcan too in a month or two
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Me too already have a 2500k waiting for it

I was thinking on a vulcan too in a month or two
The Vulcan does look like an awesome case. I am looking for something smaller and less assuming though. I want it to be a bit of a sleeper.
There is a crummy mATX case sitting around my house that I was going to use, but it's airflow is atrocious. Time to think of something else I guess....
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the problem is that the vulcan is one of the few that can perform well with a gaming graphics card in there and a decent cpu without having problems with temps..
M-atx cases are mainly for HPTC unfortunately :/
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post #78 of 7108
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the problem is that the vulcan is one of the few that can perform well with a gaming graphics card in there and a decent cpu without having problems with temps..
M-atx cases are mainly for HPTC unfortunately :/
I've noticed that a lot of sff cases have the psu directly over the cpu socket, so a very low profile aftermarket heatsink is required. Or stock!

Seems like all the best unassuming lan box are out of production.
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Or just go all out BENCH. MyOpenPc.com... Thats gonna be my setup... I cant wait till this Board is out. 2600K waiting. Just picked up the PRocessor last night from Craigslist Brand new in Sealed box for 200. I got a steal.






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I recommend the Elite 341. It's a very reasonably priced mATX case.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=elite%20341

I have one and it's pretty good. Just cut the mesh in the front and the sides before installing fans, along with some U-Channel. Keeps everything nice and cool on the inside even when my room is really hot.

You may have trouble with really long power supplies, but the AX850 should fit inside, and that's enough for most rigs.
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