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I've heard from other sources that the Asus is x8 x8 in SLI, not sure about the EVGA though, but seeing as they're the same chipsets, I would assume its x8 x8 as well there.
    
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I've heard from other sources that the Asus is x8 x8 in SLI, not sure about the EVGA though, but seeing as they're the same chipsets, I would assume its x8 x8 as well there.
Well thats why I think its dual x16, because the 750 uses the same chipset as the 780i as well as the NF200, so not only are should they be x16, but 2.0 as well.
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Yeah on the NVIDIA website it says that one slot is x16 and one is x8, however, in SLI, both cards run at the slower card's speed so it would be x8 x8.
Unless EVGA somehow upgraded their 750i to be x16 x16.
    
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Unless EVGA somehow upgraded their 750i to be x16 x16.
thats what they did. http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.asp?m=320883 look at the last post by jacob. he says its 16x BUT again no straightforward statement. y doesnt he just say " THIS BOARD RUNS 16X 16X EVEN DURING SLI" ? but this board is an upgraded form of the 750i so dual16x while sli is very much possible. and reviewers need t0 address the only reason we even think about buying nforce over intel, that is SLI, and add a dedicated section about SLI performance.
    
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I have to say that his answer was vague as usual. If you take into consideration the chipset description from nvidia and if you also take into consideration that the board is a reference nvidia board (not modified by EVGA), then you can assume that his statement was meant to only mislead/confuse people. The electrical specification of the slots is x16 of course. But the chipset according to nvidia specs will not run at x16-x16 when in sli.

Now if they have modified the chipset specifications as defined by nvidia, that would explain it, but I can assure you that if they did that, they would say it clearly.

It really amazes me that we are still seeing SLI boards that can't seem to do what people want, Even with the introduction of PCIE version 2.0. we still really haven't gained anything.

So now someone can respond and tell us that the slot will never need more than x8 for any current gpu. That is what they have been saying ever since people started putting 7600gt boards into sli. So I think we might have passed the point where we actually need x16.

OK I'm dont ranting.
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I am going to post on evga and try to get a straight answer.
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I am going to post on evga and try to get a straight answer.
godspeed. and keep bugging that jacob fellow until he says it straight. "16x16x exactly like the 780i during SLI and not 8x8x like the p7n platinum and p5n-d". he might say 'hardware ready for dual 16x, but dont listen to that keep bugging and let us know.
    
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already did
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wow that typo just cost them thousands of sales...

im still planing to buy 750i evga. lots of great reviews.
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post #30 of 37
true.. even if its without the 16x16x SLI this board is by far the best 750i board in terms of OC'ing no fsb holes and stuff.

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