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post #1 of 13
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I'm looking for an SLI compatible board that has the most space between the 2 primary PCI-e slots. I have the Asus Direct Cu2 GTX580 and its huge, and I'm looking for a mobo that won't have the cards directly on top of each other. Any suggestions?
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Let's be adults here, are you implying that you're looking for a slutty P67 board?
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Let's be adults here, are you implying that you're looking for a slutty P67 board?
yes, yes I am
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found it! Asus p8p67 WS Revolution will leave one slot between 2 Direct Cu's in sli
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found it! Asus p8p67 WS Revolution will leave one slot between 2 Direct Cu's in sli
Good board. Plus it will have X16/x16 PCIe with the NF200 chipset.
     
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post #6 of 13
I read that the NF200 induces some lag in the output is this true. The Asus boards are fine I have 1 one slot gap aswell.
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post #7 of 13
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The direct Cu's are 3 slot thick though, so if I want another there gonna be super hot on a normal SLI spacing
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post #8 of 13
They are 2.5 slot, any board with three slot spacing would be fine.
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post #9 of 13
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They ARE 3 slot and while they would fit a standard 3 slot spacing mobo, they would be physically touching. I'm talking credit card width between them. Because of their weight they tend to sag a little on the back end. The top card would get zero cool air.
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post #10 of 13
they do sag like crazy. look into propping them up. maybe look into a pci slot cooler to go between them as well?
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