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HII!

Since it soon comes out new cards, I desided to save alot of money by going
for Non watercooled 580s. Most likly I will get the MSI lightnings for SLI
So im a little worried about heat, therefore id like to have a motherboard with lots of space! Any suggestions?

Thx + rep ofc
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Msi big bang marshall?
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Originally Posted by Pryda View Post
HII!

Since it soon comes out new cards, I desided to save alot of money by going
for Non watercooled 580s. Most likly I will get the MSI lightnings.
So im a little worried about heat, therefore id like to have a motherboard with lots of space! Any suggestions?

Thx + rep ofc


MSI Bing Bang marshall has 8 pcie
http://www.msi.com/product/mb/Big-Ba...shal--B3-.html
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Msi big bang marshall?
Thats too big for my case. Also, id like n200 chip
Its for SLI tho, not tri or anything
    
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The Marshall only supports 2-way SLI... Gigabyte P67A-UD7, Asus P67 WS Revolution?
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NF200 doesn't really increase gains in FPS or whatnot....in fact it increases latency on your GPUs IIRC

anyway....the big bang marshall is the only P67 board with large amount of slots.....try looking at the gigabye boards, UD5 or UD7 maybe....or maybe not since you can't fit XL-ATX
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ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution.

NF200 and 2 full slots between the x16 slots. Perfect for air cooling 580s.
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Maximus IV Extreme, Gigabyte UD7 or WS Revolution.
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For just two cards pretty much any board that has two slots between the primary 16x slots will be a good choice.
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post #10 of 18
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For just two cards pretty much any board that has one or two slots between the primary 16x slots will be a good choice.
This ^^^
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