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If i did get rid of the sound card and did SLI it prob would be torture for the cards with them so close together than theres sli cons micro stutter more power consumption and sometimes bad scale
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If i did get rid of the sound card and did SLI it prob would be torture for the cards with them so close together than theres sli cons micro stutter more power consumption and sometimes bad scale

The cards would be fine running close together. I ran Crossfire on my last system. Yes there can be issues running 2 cards, mostly software. Some say SLI is better than Crossfire, I cant help you there, never ran SLI. Just giving you another option, buying another 680 used, you could be good to go for a while, its a beast of a card.
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The cards would be fine running close together. I ran Crossfire on my last system. Yes there can be issues running 2 cards, mostly software. Some say SLI is better than Crossfire, I cant help you there, never ran SLI. Just giving you another option, buying another 680 used, you could be good to go for a while, its a beast of a card.
I think im just going to get a gtx 780 less hassle
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I think im just going to get a gtx 780 less hassle

I wont disagree with that. thumb.gif
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Just out of curiosity, have you ran GPU-Z to make sure you are getting full 16x speed using the 3rd slot?
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Just out of curiosity, have you ran GPU-Z to make sure you are getting full 16x speed using the 3rd slot?
the sound card slot?
post #47 of 51
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GPU Z says my card can run at 16x 2.0 but mines running at 16x 1.1 is something wrong
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the sound card slot?

The slot you have your video card in. It should say under the bus interface on the right, what speed you are at, just want to make sure.

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Im not sure but heres a pic
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Im not sure but heres a pic

You're good, you have PCI 2.0, I have 3.0, that's the difference. Just wanted to make sure your mobo indeed runs at the proper speed in the slot you are using.
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