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Maximus VI Formula ! 4 way Radeon HD 7990's or 8990's or even the 9990's (when will come out!) + Xonar Phoebus + Raidr Express SSD !

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Hi guys,

I have a question about the Maximus VI Formula:

As the title says: 4 way Radeon HD 7990's, 8990's,... (wich are only 2 cards because one card have 2 GPU's so 2 cards= (4GPU's "4 way")

By the way, I wan't to put 4way 7990's,.. on the first 2 slots and than the little slot one (black) the "Xonar Phoebus" and on the last (3rd) I wan't to put the new SSD from ASUS: Raidr Express, So, my question is: Is it possible to put theat new SSD (240GB) on a PCI-E slot (the red one "last!") ???...


Thanks for answering guys, it's really IMPORTANT for me ! biggrin.gif


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Is the RAIDR full PCI-e or x1? I honestly can't tell..
Edited by Broseidon - 8/12/13 at 12:47pm
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I would suggest saving up a bit more money and getting a real PCIe SSD, because as much as I like Asus, the RAIDR is pretty weak.

You don't need a Fusion-IO (I do, so please donate! wink.gif ), but you would be better off with a pair of 840Pro's in RAID0 or something similar, getting better speeds with less money.
Actually, if you really want insane SSD speeds, which is pretty useless anyway, you should just go big or go home and get a new PCIe 3.0 hardware RAID Controller Card like the 927x and run 4-8x 128-256GB 840Pro's or M5P-Xtreme's in RAID0. That will give you something like 4GB/sec minus overhead, aka the biggest overkill.
   
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suggest you all wait next generation cpu which integrated internal ssd contorller with much better bandwidth than sata and performance than current P3 level external ssd contorller
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I found this thread searching for something else, so you probably already have your answer. If you put any card in the bottom red slot it automatically makes the second slot a x4 slot instead of a x8 slot. If you run two video cards, I'd recommend not putting any card into the bottom one. Use SSDs instead.
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