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I am going to be using a Sandy Bridge board for my new build (based on what I have seen of the Bulldozer) and I was looking for a bord that supported 16X-16X PCI-E the ones I found so far support 16X-8X. The price range is $350 CDN
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There arent any without the use of an nf200 chipset and that only works with sli as far as I know. The difference between 8x/8x and 16x/16/x are very very small at this point, less than 1% in most cases actually. You will not notice a difference at all to be honest...
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thanks, does anyone know for any that have the 2 slot spacing between the cards?
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yep even at x4 you will not even really tell a differce in speed. Im running my GTX580 in x8 mode right now and i acculy gain points in 3dmark and in games, because my card crashes in x16 mode for some reason but works fine in x8. Anyways i get normal/higher scores in x8.

But Nf200 is the only way to get x16/x16 sli
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3slots between the cards and 16x-16x ASUS P8P67WS Revolution
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post #6 of 24
NF200 will not actuall give you x16/x16 SLI.

There is only a 16x PCIe connection on the CPU. The NF200 only expands on this but the bottleneck remains.

i.e.
Connecting two 16L/min pipes to an existing 16L/min pipe will not give you 32L/min.
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http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...ly=Motherboard Family&series=Intel Z68 Series Family&sw=5

Like stated above difference between x8 and x16 is negligible, the NF200 chip doenst give 16x\\16x mode but expandes the bandwith so you can run more cards on the board.
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What he said ^^^ Better description.
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I am building a new gaming rig and decided to go intel this time and I am in need of board recommendations for my 2600k. It is for a gaming/performance rig. In the past I have used ASUS boards but don't restrict your suggestions based on that fact.

I only have 4 things I am looking for in the board
1) at-least 2X slots between crossfire cards
2) $350 price range before rebates.
3) I have little/no need for on board video (tho having one is not a big deal)
4) something of good quality/durable nothing flimsy. w/ good overclockablity I move my rig around alot.

Also dont simply suggest a board with out giving some details about it.
Thx
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asrock z68 extreme4 gen3.nice thick pcb.good power phases..good mosfet cooling..mature BIOS..fast boot
 
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