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Does anyone know if this board is quad gpu compatible? Google doesn't seem to have the answer, unless lack of answer is infact the answer "no" tongue.gif

No I think no ATX for factor board is quad gpu compatible, unless you are using 2 dual gpu cards.

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post #192 of 205
No, it's not. It would need 2 PLX chips to be able to 4-way.
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post #193 of 205
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going the route of four way SLI is beyond me right now as its going to absurdly overpriced, for the board and getting 4 cards + a huge case.... The PLX chips hurt performance anyways and the best bet (if your set on going >2gpu is getting GTX690 or similar). Its most definitely is bad performance per dollar spent
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post #194 of 205
I was thinking more along the lines of 2X dual gpu cards like the GTX 690/HD 7990, I don't see any point in 4 way sli/cf. This was one of the boards I was looking into for my new computer, I noticed it was able to do 3 way crossfire and was interested if it was able to handle a quad gpu setup, not a 4 way sli/cf. I probably should have made it a bit more clear in my first post.
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Sorry... Moved to the "official" thread.
Edited by Blacksetter - 10/4/12 at 9:04am
post #196 of 205
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I was thinking more along the lines of 2X dual gpu cards like the GTX 690/HD 7990, I don't see any point in 4 way sli/cf. This was one of the boards I was looking into for my new computer, I noticed it was able to do 3 way crossfire and was interested if it was able to handle a quad gpu setup, not a 4 way sli/cf. I probably should have made it a bit more clear in my first post.

That would be more practical than any other solution.



whats the highest that you guys have gotten or seen with the MPower - I got some Hynix based Ripjaws X 2133 to 2666 though I think I need a colder chip/IMC for anything better
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post #197 of 205
Hey guys, feel free to have a go at me for being a novice overclocker but I'm looking for some help if someone could provide it. It seems that I can't adjust the CPU Ratio within the BIOS, and when I change the ratio/voltage etc. in the OC Genie customize options, it just turns on for 5 secs, shuts down, turns on, shuts down, then turns on and tells me that apparently the OC has failed? Like honestly, I've even tried MSI Control Center and it won't let me change stuff there. I apply it and nothing happens... even with reboot. I'm kind of new to the whole MSI UEFI thing (only had the board like 5 days) but here's my main sys. specs if anyone wants to help...

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post #198 of 205
This MB is awesome. Getting some really nice low voltage over clocks and temps on my 3570k.


Under load at 4.5 GHZ my 3570k is stable with 1.13v.
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2537884

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post #199 of 205
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This MB is awesome. Getting some really nice low voltage over clocks and temps on my 3570k.
Under load at 4.5 GHZ my 3570k is stable with 1.13v.
10 pass in diagnostic mode with maximum memory Intel Burn Test
Ambient Temps 24C.
Temps under IBT 63C 72C 71C 66C
You're getting me all excited lol thumbsupsmiley.png

Did you check the voltage readout point on the motherboard out with a multimeter? Even if you didn't I bet the voltage readout is quite accurate. smile.gif

I ordered a 3570K at the weekend so should arrive soon, I think I'll build my rig now with a 2500K, I just can't wait any longer, wanna see what this board can do. smile.gif
Edited by Nelly. - 10/9/12 at 9:40am
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You're getting me all excited lol thumbsupsmiley.png
Did you check the voltage readout point on the motherboard out with a multimeter? Even if you didn't I bet the voltage readout is quite accurate. smile.gif
I ordered a 3570K at the weekend so should arrive soon, I think I'll build my rig now with a 2500K, I just can't wait any longer, wanna see what this board can do. smile.gif


Didn't check voltage this time. Every MB is probably a little different on exact voltage readings. I will check it some time. It's a little hard to check voltage because of location of voltage check terminal on the MB. With the MB power connected in my case the voltage check terminal is blocked by my power mb power connector.
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