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This board has 3 PCI Express slots, but can you use Crossfire or SLI?

No mention is made on the DFI website. However for the 680i and 790 board, it IS mentioned....

Please advise.
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post #2 of 6
Not on P35 chipsets. The X38 is for crossfire and 780i 790 (DFI)for SLI. (I believe I have that right lol)
    
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No, I dont believe that you can.

I read somewhere that cf/sli was possible, but I dont know about that
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post #4 of 6
You can crossfire but the second PCIe lane is only at 4x not 16x. Performance will probably take a hit but you can still do it. I do no believe you can Sli on that board.
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So I CAN CROSSFIRE? is the performance hit worth doing the crossfire? Can I do an X2 card from ATI? IE. 3870 X2 (either single or in crossfire)
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post #6 of 6
Yes you can crossfire, and I'm not quite sure about the performance hit. You will have to look at some reviews with crossfire on a p35 chipset. You can use the 3870x2 on any board. Right now I don't think it's a good idea to use 2 3870x2 because the drivers are still not quite there.
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