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so i have been in contact with some people in teh bis and decided with enough interest it would be fesiable to get some hard quad fire bridges manufactured. As of current its still in the designing and processing phase but the goal is to purchase as many as people want costing between 10 and 50 bucks (depends on quantity its early still) they will be a flat top so you can make custom decal stickers and what not.

what do you guys think.... we would need about 100 to 200 of them made for it to be reasonable
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bumpdate here... the measurements have been sent in, and im working on more information to help make these cheaper... looks liek there gonna be around 20 bucks if we get a hundred or so

i want some input guys i want to know if there is much interest here
post #3 of 10
I don't know why anyone would want four graphics cards unless they're using it for GPGPU computing but that's such a tiny amount of people that i don't think the demand would be high enough.
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I think this is a great idea, but I don't think you are going to find 100+ quadfire setups here. Maybe OCN will prove me wrong!
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I have been a multi-gpu user for many years. The only reason I would want it either for 4-Way or Quad is a special customized build for aesthetics. There's no other reasons I could think of. Or maybe you can come up with "bandwidth enhancement". For example, to minimize micro-stuttering from the PCIe lanes disparity. That would attract many users.

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Originally Posted by yanks8981 View Post

I think this is a great idea, but I don't think you are going to find 100+ quadfire setups here. Maybe OCN will prove me wrong!
The bridge would work for trifire and regular crossfire as well
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Originally Posted by Ken1649 View Post

I have been a multi-gpu user for many years. The only reason I would want it either for 4-Way or Quad is a special customized build for aesthetics. There's no other reasons I could think of. Or maybe you can come up with "bandwidth enhancement". For example, to minimize micro-stuttering from the PCIe lanes disparity. That would attract many users.
and thats something that i might actually do...less distance between cards and a shielded circuit might help reduce the micro shuddering.

I bet we can find 100 people that would be interested in this... if anyone has any accounts on other fourm sites please send them this way wink.gif
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Are you going to see if they can be made for dual card and triple card setups too? I think this would be a good idea smile.gif
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post #8 of 10
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well if oyu look how crossfire is configured they will work just with a large over hang... however having a safe surface means its a placee you can put your mark like a llogo or username biggrin.gif
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If you're able to reduce micro-stuttering then I would be interested.
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post #10 of 10
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well thats not somehting thats confirmed however it would make sense.... when i get a prototype ill let you guys know for sure i just need to know if its gonna be feasable to go ahead and make one
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