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X38 is the chipset to have. The 16x bandwidth of the PCI Express 2.0 is equal to 32x bandwidth of PCI Express. The X38 support 49 lanes of PCI Express 2.0....

16x by 16x by 8x by 8x by 1x.

Not to mention the BIOS options.
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I ran SLI without issues on an Asus P5W DH Deluxe using SLI drivers modded by Big Sam over at extreme. Worked fine but the chipset was only 8x8x. The reason I went with a 680i board is because the drivers were very much out of date and they never got drivers to work properly with the 8800's. (I had a pair of 7900gtx at the time).

The 790i is apparently set for release in the fall. It will be interesting now that nvidia has given intel and sli liscence for their chipset.
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