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Can the current nf200 boards support 4 discrete cards?

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I've looked at it, and it seems they never explicitly state they can support 4 discrete cards in sli or crossfire eventhough it should be possible since they have enough x16 or x8 slots



Only motherboard i know that states four individual cards for crossfire at least is the msi big bang... but that only supports dual sli because of the weird lucid chip
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Asus P8P67 WS Revolution will do Quad Quadro cards, and Quad AMD Cards, it may do Quad SLI, though I haven't seen anyone try it, I know tri-sli with 580's worked perfectly well for me when I had one

I'm fairly certain though that AMD doesn't put any restrictions on running QuadFire - as long as you have 4X PCIE slots that can run at the same time (X16, X8, or X4) you're good to go - nvidia is significantly more picky about what boards can run quad-sli, I believe that they have a requirement that there has to be two NF200 chips on it (or X58 with a single NF200 chip) as they want you to have at least 1 X16 lane
Edited by appleg33k85 - 8/16/11 at 8:49pm
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My board for sale can do quad sli but no sandy bridge can.

edit: at x16 that is, the maximus might be able to do x8/x8/x8/x8
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My WS Revolution will do 4 cards at 8x8x8x8x, mind you, it requires a case with 8 external pci slots to accomodate the bottom dual slot card. Also, it would have to be all 2 slot cards or less (no triple slot cards like my Asus)

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