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@ OP X8/X8 on P67 platform works great ,here is the best article and you should find most of your answers here ;
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...fire,2910.html
    
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is z68 doing the same thing as the p67?
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is z68 doing the same thing as the p67?
yes... see my previous post as to why... if you really want 2* x16 lanes get a ud7 p67 or z68

the new asrock extreme 7 gen3 also does x16 for sli
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yes... see my previous post as to why... if you really want 2* x16 lanes get a ud7 p67 or z68

the new asrock extreme 7 gen3 also does x16 for sli
oh ok. i am now using the maximus iv extreme z
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oh ok. i am now using the maximus iv extreme z
you could also grab the msi z68-gd80 G3 [make sure it's G3] or z68-gd65 G3

they use pci-e. 3.0. pcie 3.0 8x bandwidth = pcie 2.1 16x bandwidth.

Just a thought.

edit: i thought you said you were BUYING that board, my bad. carry on and disregard the above post
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you could also grab the msi z68-gd80 G3 [make sure it's G3] or z68-gd65 G3

they use pci-e. 3.0. pcie 3.0 8x bandwidth = pcie 2.1 16x bandwidth.

Just a thought.
pcie 3.0 can only be utilized by ivy bridge, and even then it won't be utilized by graphics cards as current gpus do not fully saturate the bandwidth of pcie 2.0 yet. Only high end controller cards will take advantage of pcie3.0 in the near future.
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i might try x8/x8. is that possible for me to watercool two cards in one loop by using this : http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/bl...el-3-slot.html
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