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I was just on 3DMark 11 looking at the Hall of Fame rigs on Extreme and some of the said they were running 4 way SLI GTX 690's. Is that even possible?
    
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most i've heard of is quad, never octo though... eh-smiley.gif
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i think you can only use 2 x 690's in SLi, that is considered Quad SLI (4 gpu's). Maybe it's some exotic motherboard but definitely not stock.
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No. 4 way because its 2 GPU's per card.
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Those scores are for 2x 690. 3dmark just shows that it's 4 way SLI and then says that the card in question is the 690.
 
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your making the 690 sound like it not powerful to being with let alone two of them. i will be following this
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Running the GTX690 in 4-way SLI is very possible and very easy, you only need to cards. Because the GTX690 has 2 GPUs on one card, that one card is already running in 2-way SLI, so by adding another card and running the two cards in 2-way SLI you are actually running them in 4-way SLI. Hope this answered your question.
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Yes, you can run 4x gtx690 just fine. You can however not run them in SLI. This will allow you to allocate massive amounts of graphics power for some applications, but not for gaming. In a gaming situation you can run the first 690 for 3d graphics and the 2nd for physX, I'm assuming the rest would just idle. I believe F@H would benefit from such a setup, don't quote me on that though.. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by frozenskipper View Post

You can however not run them in SLI.

http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-690/specifications

edit: I misunderstood your post -- sorry!
Edited by stahlhart - 11/30/12 at 6:02am
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Originally Posted by frozenskipper View Post

You can however not run them in SLI.

http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-690/specifications

Quad sli = 2x 690 which is 4 gpu's. For graphics.

4x 690 would be 8 GPU, and only works for computing I think.

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