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3x SLi on Asus R3E

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I'm looking forward to add on the 3rd GTX480 on my R3E.

Correct me if I'm wrong. "Asus R3E" PCIE functions as below right?
2x SLi = 16x / 16x
3x SLi = 16x / 8x / 8x

Don't really understands that term. Would the performance be the same?
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Yes that is correct how they function. The x16 means the bandwidth provided to the PCI-E lane. You're going to see basically no difference between x16/x16/x16 and x16/x8/x8. In fact the only way you could get x16/x16/x16 is with an NF200, which add latency and run kinda hot. So anyway x16/x8/x8 is perfectly fine
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: )hehe... Just afew words HELPS. Thanks...

Getting the 3x SLi for my GTX480!!!
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