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So I'm looking for a bord that will hold as many foldable (is that a word) GPUs as possible to increasing my PPD. I'm wanting to run 3 or 4 GTX460s and when I was looking for a MB, I came across THIS. It is an Asus P8P67 Deluxe R3 LGA 1155 P67. According to the stats it is capable of quad SLI, so I would think it would be able to hold 4 VCs, but I'm not sure how since it only has 3 PCIe 2.0 slots. I'm still kinda new a building high end systems, so I'm a little confused?? Can I run 4 460s on this board or only 3? If I am able to run 4 of them, how would I set that up? Thanks for the help!
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post #2 of 37
It means that you can run quad SLI.......with 2 590s.

I don't think you would fit more than 2 or 3 460s on that board.
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460's only allow for 2 sli, i think you can only quad sli 470's and above
    
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post #4 of 37
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Originally Posted by DSF_x View Post
460's only allow for 2 sli, i think you can only quad sli 470's and above
For folding SLI is not necessary. He could just have the 4 460s individually working.
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post #5 of 37
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Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
For folding SLI is not necessary. He could just have the 4 460s individually working.
This.

A while back, I had 2 dedicated folders, and each had 3 gts450's.
post #6 of 37
That board will support quad-SLI with 2x GTX 295s of 2x GTX 590s.

If you want a good MB with 4x PCIe x16 slots have a look at this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131714

Yes, it says that the slots will become x8 with so many GPUs but the number of PCIe lanes hardly matter when you're GPU folding on them.
    
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post #7 of 37
im pretty sure its talking about dual gpu cards, like the 590 and the 295.
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post #9 of 37
2 problems with running quad 460's on that... it only has 3 pcie slots for 1, and 460's can only do dual sli IIRC
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post #10 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by Deeeebs View Post
That's a great board but won't work if he is using the CPU in his sig rig (2500K).
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