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Swapping Z77 Sabertooth to Maximus V Exreme to run Tri sli Gtx 680 with a 2600k Good or bad idea?

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I am looking at swapping out my z77 Sabertooth for a Maximus V Extreme to run Tri Gtx 680 is this a good idea or a bad one. I would be using my 2600k of course.
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That depends who you ask.

For $400 I rather get UP7.

But there are much cheaper boards that will do 3-4 way SLI, like G1 sniper 3.
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I was looking at the V Extreme because the pins to start the system up are in a better spot than on the ud7 and would make it easier to fit in my case labs th10
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If that's the deal breaker between UP7 vs MVE for you, then go for it.

But if you can be satisfied with Sniper... paying $150 just for better located front panel connector not the best idea.
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