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I'm wondering if there are any motherboards that can do Tri-Fire at 16x PCI-E? Is it even possible with my set up and only swapping out the motherboard? Otherwise... maybe one that will do 8x for all 3?

Since I know that mine is unable to and I'd like to get a 3rd 7970 at some point. thumb.gif
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post #2 of 4
The ASUS Maximus V Extreme can do 16x,8x,8x. That is one of the best motherboards available for that socket; I doubt you will find much better.
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G1 Sniper 3 is a way to go.

Also you want to take a look at this article.

If you happened to have Ivy Bridge, and PCI-E 3.0 GPU, you could do just fine in X8/X4/X4 at 3.0 speeds with something like UD5H or MPower.
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