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heres one EVGA gtx580 classy ultra in the first orange pci slot. which goes through the plx chip. the CPU is on my daily setting which is rock solid. card has been clocked up. going to run another test here in a second with the GPU in the black slot which bypasses the plx slot. see what the difference is between the 2.

build as follows.

gigabyte z77x-up7
i7 2600k @4.6 under water
EVGA gtx 580 classified ultra hydro copper
corsair dominator platinum 1866 2x8gb sticks.

DISPLAY DRIVERS USED, 285.62 nvidia drivers.





ok ran tests again, one gtx580 in the black slot which bypasses the plx chip. ended up 146 points higher. which in my eyes is not a bad trade off for being able to run a 4th card on the board. how this margin of difference will fair when more cards are added only time will tell.


Edited by Vi0lence - 11/7/12 at 7:33am
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2 cards should be faster than 2 cards on native depending on the cards.
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yea im going to go from the one card to 4 cards. i got 18'180 with 3 cards so i will be able to judge how much i gain from the 4th card. i dont think it will be that much. i will be suprised if i get over 20k with all 4 cards on mark 11. although i did grab an ivy bridge chip being my sandy died.
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yea scaling isn't that great from 3 to 4, but hey it still is more.
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yea thats what i figure. im more interested to see what i can get a 1155 socket chip to do on water with 4 way sli. not going for anything to crazy this time. not trying to melt anything down.
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post #106 of 242

Got a question for you Sin.

 

Do you know if this board prefers certain ram ICs over others?  By that I mean, does it prefer BBSE over PSC, or vice versa, or does it like the Samsung 30nm chips, etc?  And I'm talking about benching, so stuff like 2500 cas7, etc.

 

(yes, I know the sammies wont do 2500 cas7)

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yea thats what i figure. im more interested to see what i can get a 1155 socket chip to do on water with 4 way sli. not going for anything to crazy this time. not trying to melt anything down.

 

You're using 4x 580s.....you're going to be melting stuff down (most likely your psu). tongue.gif

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i have 2 silverstone 1500's so i wont melt a psu. everything gets nice clean power.
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BBSE over PSC
Samsung and hynix about the same.
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post #110 of 242

Perfect, exactly the answer I was looking for.

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