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SLI in gigabyte x58 UD3R

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I understand my board can handle 3 way sli, i only want two cards though 560.

I believe the first slot is recommended if only using one card but if i want to use too does it matter where the second one goes? I feel like it won't fit in the middle slot and it would better in the third slot.. dumb question I think regardless of what slot it goes both will be downed to 8x mode instead of 16x single correct?
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it'll fit on the 1st and 3rd slot and it will be x16/x16 in SLI. If you put 3, it will be x16/x8/x8
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Just use the blue x16 slot's for dual sli.
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thanks guys ! about to buy my second msi gtx 560 ti
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