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While we thought this Computex is the most uninteresting year for graphics cards where there are no very interesting stuffs being showcased but luckily Lasso save the day. Lasso is a codename for AMD external graphics technology and the latest revision is able to support Crossfire on the Radeon HD 2000 series. In the current revision, there are 2 PCIe x16 slots on the Lasso board with a chipset onboard that offers 48 PCIe lanes so theoretical you can have 3 PCIe x16 slots running at full 16x bandwidth for Crossfire + Physics setup or 4 PCIe x16 slots running at 8x bandwidth in Quad Crossfire setup. For the current setup, there is a pair 2900XT 1GB GDDR4 cards linked up by 2 long Crossfire bridges inside a case with 500W PSU made specially for Lasso. However, there is no guidance from AMD yet to which when Lasso will be announced.
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Eternal so its not adding heat to the case.
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lol @ that tape job.
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Hehe freaky. I don't think I'd have my card sitting outside the case but it'd be cool if it was see-thru. Kinda show off THE MOST EXPENSIVE PART of the computer lol.
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omg!! nice find!! i can finally have crossfire with my mobo!
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omg!! nice find!! i can finally have crossfire with my mobo!
agree and for us that dont want to upgrade to PCI-e 2.0. Dont need PCI-e 2.0 anymore
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i'd be phobic of like having it fall off my desk or something O.o
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post #8 of 31
So now we have to buy a case for mobo/cpu/internals and then another for gpu and 2 power supplies, that kind of sucks.

How will that interface with the mobo?
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lol @ that tape job.
haha, yep.
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So now we have to buy a case for mobo/cpu/internals and then another for gpu and 2 power supplies, that kind of sucks.
i'd figure out a way to make my own... although the PSU might be an issue...

it'd be a great joke if you made a chapel and repaint the coolers into a wedding gown and a tux. have a 3rd card in like a priest's paintjob

...
wow, that thought was kinda left-field... maybe i should have lunch now O.o
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