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Ok, Im building a ultra low form factor PC that should be just as powerful if not more powerful than my sig rig. Right now Im going to get GTS 450 SLI but I would love to find 2gb cards so I can use eyefinity/surround @5760x1080 The cars will be used with PCIE flexcables so I can make them fit in the case better. Also is there a way I can split a pcie x16 slot into two pcie slots? I thought I saw it done before.....The case should be about 9x9x9in cube

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814187131

According to these benchmarks GTS 450 SLI beats my 6870 down to a pulp.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/NVIDIA/GeForce_GTS_450_SLI/22.html
Edited by th3m3rc - 2/4/12 at 12:24pm
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hmmm... i remember reading about single slot gtx 460's and single slot 470's being shown off by galaxy, but i think they only released the 460's .. but not really sure on the 470.. but off the top my head i dont think there are 2gb single slot cards except the evga gt 520 >_> but thats one the very low end cards

There are also single slot 6850's (powercooler) which are only 1gb but the 460 and the 6850 are the most powerful im pretty sure

if you want to go with using only 2 slots to fit 2 gpus, maybe consider a evga 2win (the gtx 460 version or 560 version), its 2 gpu card so you can use 3 monitor surround. one the down sides though is the card is pretty long
Edited by DNytAftr - 2/4/12 at 12:33pm
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the 2win is to long..... the cards are going to be mounted above the motherboard and everything. Im making the case in AutoDesk Inventor and printing it out in acrylic in a 3D printer.
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the 2win is to long..... the cards are going to be mounted above the motherboard and everything. Im making the case in AutoDesk Inventor and printing it out in acrylic in a 3D printer.

yeahh thought the 2win wouldnt fit just wanted to throw that out there just in case tongue.gif , but im pretty sure the powercooler 6850 and the gtx 460 razor are the most powerful (but can be hard to find now days or are pretty expensive)
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Crossfire 6950's 2GB?
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Crossfire 6950's 2GB?

SINGLE SLOT CARDS!!!!!!!
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yeahh thought the 2win wouldnt fit just wanted to throw that out there just in case tongue.gif , but im pretty sure the powercooler 6850 and the gtx 460 razor are the most powerful (but can be hard to find now days or are pretty expensive)

Yeah I know....I wish I could find some biggrin.gif
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Instead of 2 single slot cards, why not get a 6990/590? Most take up 2 slots, and you can get 2+ GB cards to support eyefinity.
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Instead of 2 single slot cards, why not get a 6990/590? Most take up 2 slots, and you can get 2+ GB cards to support eyefinity.

Did you read the OP at all???
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Yeah I know....I wish I could find some biggrin.gif


Amazon US has six for you to order a pair.  Each costs US$269.wink.gif

 

http://www.amazon.com/PowerColor-DisplayPort-PCI-Express-AX6850-1GBD5-I2DH/dp/B004ZH13K0/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8

 

 

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