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The 4 6+2 pins your talking about...thats just plugins available ON the PSU correct?
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The 4 6+2 pins your talking about...thats just plugins available ON the PSU correct?
Yup.
    
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Thank you so much for your help!

Got work @ 4AM, trying to place the order before I call it a night.

2 Twin Frozr 6950s it is.
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no.. that's only a x4 bandwidth (the third pci e slot)

EDIT: i see the question was answered already... my bad
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You can tri fire , the 4x lane will only suffice a few % in performance .

Not the best way to tri fire though .
    
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Xristo - I don't see how I could even fit two GPUs in the two PCI-e slots that are right next to each other if thats what you are talking about. If you know how to tri-fire on my motherboard, I am ALL ears.
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Xristo - I don't see how I could even fit two GPUs in the two PCI-e slots that are right next to each other if thats what you are talking about. If you know how to tri-fire on my motherboard, I am ALL ears.
Spend +$300 for a single slot water cooling setup would be the answer.
    
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Xristo - I don't see how I could even fit two GPUs in the two PCI-e slots that are right next to each other if thats what you are talking about. If you know how to tri-fire on my motherboard, I am ALL ears.
i don't think he noticed the spacing, but using a high end vga on a x4 slot, i think would be more than a couple of percent bottle necked, amiright?

never tried it
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i don't think he noticed the spacing, but using a high end vga on a x4 slot, i think would be more than a couple of percent bottle necked, amiright?

never tried it
Maybe 1-2 FPS.
    
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sorry i never saw the spacing between the slots , physically impossible .

though being 4x doesnt mean much , its pcie 2.0 its equivilent to pcie 1.0 @ 8x .. you will lose maybe 5% performance if that .

Sorry dude you cant go tri fire with that motherboard , i didnt look at the pic i thought the discussion was all about the 4x bottleneck .

As one person said , 2 x 6950's in xfire is still awsome , you probobly wont benifit from another one in the real world . Benchmarks maybe .

I personally hate how they put 3 pcie 16x slots but only 2 are usable . I found out the same thing when i put my mobo in , says xfire all over the box .. it only has 1-16x lane =( the other is 4x and the card wont fit because the sata ports are directly behind it no way another 6950 will fit .

they do that to ya sometimes .
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