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When u run 8800GTS/GTX, do u have to have a 680i motherboard or it can run on 570+ models?
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As long as the board has SLI support it doesn't matter, although quite a few of the older boards don't have 32 pci-e lanes. 680i is too good to pass up on imo
 
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Some people recon you can run 8800 series cards in SLi 8x with no performance decrease, I for one prefer to rule out this being an issue by useing a board that has full SLi 16x bandwidth.
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They will work on any SLI chipset but nforce 590 and 680 are the only full dual x16 SLI chipsets.
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Thats good, i got M2N32-SLI DLX and im planning to get a GTS when the DX10 games comes out.
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