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post #11 of 37
With use of 1x -> 16x risers you could run 4x 2slot 460s, but honestly your going to have a serious heat issues and you would have the same more PPD with a single 2600K bigadv folding, not to mention you'd save alot of money on parts/electricity.

Keep in mind, like people are saying, this will NOT be SLI, it will simply be running 4 individual GPUs for folding purposes.

if you can't be swayed, sparkle makes a single slot GTS 450 and you can get a couple of risers, but your going to have fitment issues since it wont like up with case screw holes for PCI slots and would likely need to run it horizontally or on a test bench.
Edited by rmp459 - 10/13/11 at 12:51pm
    
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post #12 of 37
You can quad SLI on that board technically....it has 4 PCI-e slots. 2X16x and 2x1x.

Its a cheap marketing trick.
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I really like my P67 WS that was posted above. It can run 4 460s no problem in a case with 8 slots. That's the other thing you need to consider is the case, both it's cooling and the slots accommodations, you might be surprised to learn that I made the best choice in that choice as well. Yep I've got all the right answers all right.
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post #14 of 37
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That's a great board but won't work if he is using the CPU in his sig rig (2500K).
Then this one should work... CRAP! it was already mentioned above..

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I really like my P67 WS that was posted above. It can run 4 460s no problem in a case with 8 slots. That's the other thing you need to consider is the case, both it's cooling and the slots accommodations, you might be surprised to learn that I made the best choice in that choice as well. Yep I've got all the right answers all right.
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You're right I can't tell someone how to spend a cool quarter million as well as you... Well I can, just my way isn't allowed on here.
LOL
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You're right I can't tell someone how to spend a cool quarter million as well as you... Well I can, just my way isn't allowed on here.
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This is certainly a great board. But as the OP intends to fold with GTX 460s which are double slot GPUs, this board defeats the purpose of having 7 PCIe x16 slots and the price premium that comes with it.

Edit: But I forgot about risers. Oh well.
    
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This is certainly a great board. But as the OP intends to fold with GTX 460s which are double slot GPUs, this board defeats the purpose of having 7 PCIe x16 slots and the price premium that comes with it.

Edit: But I forgot about risers. Oh well.
depends on if he puts all those cards in a WC loop turning them in the single slot cards...
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depends on if he puts all those cards in a WC loop turning them in the single slot cards...
Lol and that will depend on whether the OP has the budget to do so.
    
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Well if he can afford such an overpriced mobo as the one Deeeeebs suggested (actually I should give him credit, that's down right affordable for deeeeebs) then he can afford 7 full cover blocks
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post #20 of 37
Indeed!

I suggested the P8P67 because its price is on par with the one that he was looking at while fitting his need to fold on 4 GPUs.
    
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