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Also the motherboard is a bit much. An Asus p67 PRO or a Asrock p67 extreme 4/6 will allow you to overclock ur rig just fine.
Thanks, what's the difference though between the Asus Maximus IV and the Asus P67 (I think the P67 Deluxe looks OK) but won't the Maximus IV give me SLI @ 16x,16x whereas the other boards you mention and the P67 Deluxe only provide SLI @ 16x,8x

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Thanks, what's the difference though between the Asus Maximus IV and the Asus P67 (I think the P67 Deluxe looks OK) but won't the Maximus IV give me SLI @ 16x,16x whereas the other boards you mention and the P67 Deluxe only provide SLI @ 16x,8x

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16x SLI or CrossfireX is only 1-2% better than 8x SLI or CrossfireX set ups.
When looking for P67 boards, look for features and overclocking. 3 PCI-E x8 would be good if you wanna tri.
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16x SLI or CrossfireX is only 1-2% better than 8x SLI or CrossfireX set ups.
When looking for P67 boards, look for features and overclocking. 3 PCI-E x8 would be good if you wanna tri.
3 GPU's would be awesome. However, with only a single monitor I could'nt really justify the extra cash, now if I went tri sli and got three monitors we're talking ...... ah well it's a dream, the missus would never talk to me again.
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