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Can mobo's keep up with these new GPU's?

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I know it sounds weird, but with these ridiculous cards coming out (GTX 280), are motherboard going to have to be redesigned? The Nehalem is going to be different, but there is only so much information a bus can handle.

What do you think?
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PCI-E x16 has insane bandwidth, it's something like 8Gb per second - no worries. Most PCs can't even hold that much in RAM, let alone put it through the bus
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Originally Posted by chemicalfan View Post
PCI-E x16 has insane bandwidth, it's something like 8Gb per second - no worries. Most PCs can't even hold that much in RAM, let alone put it through the bus
As strange as it really sounds, the cards dont really kep up with the boards.. specially when you add SLI or TRI SLI into the picture
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Oh jeez. I knew buses were fast and all, I never though they were that fast haha. Awesome info, thanks guys
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