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post #41 of 51
lol with the extender.

Anyways when i goto these events i talk to the IC manufacturers like PLX Technologies, and they were very adamant that the PLX8747 isn't a multiplexer(the definition of a multiplexer or MUX is that it takes two signals and puts them into one, and a demux or demultiplexer does the exact opposite). The engineer with PLX was very sure that it did nothing like this, it takes signals from the datapath which was designated to different GPUs and just sends them down those extra lanes, it doesn't combine them into one to fit the data packs, and there is a reason it doesn't need too. He said that in common operation the downstream data is much more than the upstream, so while you have 16x going to 32x downstream you don't really get bottle necked that much, and upstream you don't either because there isn't an even flow of up/down stream data. He said it just waits for info to come out and then sends it down the right path, its supposedly very good at that.

also AT said it was an FIFO MUX because of what I said: http://www.overclock.net/t/600896/what-is-a-nvidia-nf200/20_20
Otherwise where else do you get the term FIFO MUX? Also NF200 is a FIFO MUX, it operates differently, and i do have the NDA datasheet for the NF200, thanks if you reading this(person who gave me the datasheet(s) wink.gif I know you troll OCN and try to give me crap)
Edited by Sin0822 - 4/4/13 at 11:10am
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I think he gets it no 8x 8x 4x.
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but that is old and those boards are gen 2 not gen 3

the difference between runinng 4x pcie 2.0 and 4x pcie 3.0 is not that high right ?

z77 nativelt supports 8x 3.0 4x 3.0 4x 3.0 but my particular board will do 8x 3.0 8x 3.0 4x 2.0

The difference between PCie 2.0 and 3.0 is .... 100%. 3.0 is twice as fast as 2.0.

I'm telling you with 100% certainty that 8x 3.0, 8x 3.0, 4x 2.0 is not going to perform well. The 8x 3.0 slots are 4 TIMES the bandwidth of a 4x 2.0 slot.

Putting it in simpler terms, you're going to ride a three wheeled motorcycle down the highway, with the front brake on and the back tires burning rubber. LOL.

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post #44 of 51
just to clear things up, there is a guy who really never posts on OCN, and i know him but not from OCN and he always trolls my OCN posts and makes fun of me(but in a friendly way between him and i). I am not referring to anyone in this thread lol... So if you didn't give me the NF200 datsheets, then you aren't the troll. lol
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post #45 of 51
(x16/0 or x8/x8)

This is what my Asrock Z77 Extreme 4m has.

Will that work well with 2 GTX 680's.

x8/x8?
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I have the Sniper 3 and it's awesome. Look around and you can find them around $225 used.
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post #47 of 51
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Originally Posted by kuruptx View Post

(x16/0 or x8/x8)

This is what my Asrock Z77 Extreme 4m has.

Will that work well with 2 GTX 680's.

x8/x8?

Yes it will be fine.





Edited by KaRLiToS - 4/4/13 at 7:46pm
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post #48 of 51
I have this motherboard I unplugged the Front panel audio connector so I could my GPU on the Top slot because I plan on going SLI soon.

Will this effect my sound?
post #49 of 51
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I have this motherboard I unplugged the Front panel audio connector so I could my GPU on the Top slot because I plan on going SLI soon.

Will this effect my sound?

It will not affect your speaker sound.

It will only affect your front audio jacks. You won't be able to plug headphones into the front panel jacks anymore.

If that is your question?
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post #50 of 51
No besides the fact that you cant use your front audio anymore.
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