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It uses pcie x16 but this board has x8 in the way
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Originally Posted by coreyscx View Post
Yes they will work toghether. PCIE 8x is the PCI-Express bandwith.

Since you're linking to a X58 motherboard, both slots will run at x16 mode, when in SLI.
    
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Yes, they will work.
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It's basically just the bandwidth allowed in that slot. Using x8 won't impact you much, if at all, but my gut says a pair of 590's want to use the dual x16's =)
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x8 isn't a hinderer at all.
And wow. 2 590's? A bit over kill.
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