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Ok, my friend has been asking me if he would be able to run SLI'd 8800GT's on his motherboard. He currently has one and is looking to buy another. He has an Asus M2N-E with one pci-e x16 slot and a pci-e x4 slot. What kind of performance can he expect if he is actually able to run them both? Would both cards run in accordance to the slower slot? I don't want to tell him something that is completely wrong so here I am.




Link to his mobo : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131022
That 4x is not a full length slot, so no. You can't put a graphics card in that slot.
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It would improve performance, but he would take a hit with that x4 slot. Don't think that it would be too big of a hit though.


edit: ignore this, I guess he meant a PCIe x16 running at x4. Didn't bother to look at the mobo.
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No. That is not an SLI board. It cannot even be modded the way mine can be to run SLI.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=m2n-e%2bsli

thats the same board, but with sli ability.

cheaper too.

**EDIT** not *identical* but very close. Chipset, and chipset cooling are slightly different.
Edited by superk - 5/13/08 at 2:28pm
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Yea, I'm going to tell him to sell his and get that mobo or just buy it for him since he is on a budget. I might have to work out a deal so I can get closer to his sister.
Tell him that if he gets his sister to kiss you you'll pay him a few extra bucks
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"I did not have sexual relations with that woman.... "

.. Yet!
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