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i7 6700k Titan X SLI Build

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So im planning on doing my first build.
Just wanted some thoughts on it Please.

CPU - Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor
Motherboard - MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION ATX LGA1151 Motherboard
RAM - Corsair Dominator Platinum 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory
Storage - Intel 750 Series 1.2TB PCI-E Solid State Drive
GPU - EVGA GeForce GTX Titan X Hydro copper
EVGA GeForce GTX Titan X Hydro copper






Please only positive dont ask why this or why that.
I dont know if the CPU has enough lanes for this.
post #2 of 6
The CPU doesn't have enough lanes. You will need a motherboard with a PLX chip or go with X99 to support SLI and a PCIe SSD.
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The CPU doesn't have enough lanes. You will need a motherboard with a PLX chip or go with X99 to support SLI and a PCIe SSD.

Ugh I really like the looks of that motherboard frown.gif

Wtb if i went with the new Samsung M.2 SSD http://www.samsung.com/global/business/semiconductor/minisite/SSD/global/html/ssd950pro/specifications.html
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Ugh I really like the looks of that motherboard frown.gif

Wtb if i went with the new Samsung M.2 SSD http://www.samsung.com/global/business/semiconductor/minisite/SSD/global/html/ssd950pro/specifications.html

Nope m.2 uses pci-e lanes as well. You need an x99 mobo or plx chip z170
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Nope m.2 uses pci-e lanes as well. You need an x99 mobo or plx chip z170

Looks like its back the the drawing board

Should I go with x99 or z170
And What all z170 Boards have a plx chip


Or I could drop a GPU and go single but id prefer a SLI Build
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Looks like its back the the drawing board

Should I go with x99 or z170
And What all z170 Boards have a plx chip


Or I could drop a GPU and go single but id prefer a SLI Build

sli is nice but single titan x is still badass tongue.gif
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