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Triple SLi, would you have to loose sound card?

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I was thinking of going triple SLi, because the GTX is so cheap now, and I can get one sub 200 pounds easily, but would you have to loose the sound card?
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Unless you go for low profile water blocks, than yes
    
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Unless you get an aftermarket single slot cooler for one of the gtx's. Which means you will pretty much have to watercool one of them with a single height block.
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Oh well, I doubt I will do it then, although I could just chop and change when I wanted.
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post #5 of 13
Don't do it... get a gx2 honestly. I haven't seen much if any performance gain. That and my sound card and physics card is sitting on my desk ;(


Edit: Even with these full EK waterblocks on all 3 cards I can't squeeze another card in. And since my case has the PSU on the bottom I can't really get a PCI extension unless I get a super long one I can run around cables and outside the case or something weird like that lol..

http://s65.photobucket.com/albums/h2...mputer%20Pics/
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you could always get a riser/extension for the pci slot, something like this
    
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post #7 of 13
SergeRY take a look at my pics... Even that wouldn't work unless you had a huge case and a place to put the card... Unless you wanted it hanging out of the side of the case.
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lol, thats true. Link?
    
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post #9 of 13
That's for PCI... Not PCI-e. Don't think they even make PCI-e risers.
post #10 of 13
Sorry I put it in my previous post:

http://s65.photobucket.com/albums/h2...mputer%20Pics/
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