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TRI sli and asus 680i?

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I have this board here...the asus p5n32-e sli plus


hanging out in its RMA box. My question is "will tri sli work on this board?"

I am not worried about a 5-10% drop in FPS because of the 16x 16x 8x effect that using tri sli on a 680i chipset has... I just need to have 3 GPUs in there, with the convenience of being able to play a game on them every now and then.

This is at core a folding project, but it is also a daily computer so of course every now and then it will be running games..
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I remember people being able to, but they had to have hacked drivers and what not.

So you are going to have to do a decent amount of searching to find them. If you arent lucky you can always just use the 3rd gpu for physx.
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http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/200...680i_preview/1

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today announcing the release of a driver for Windows Vista that enables support for 3-way SLI on all nForce motherboards with three PCI-Express x16 slots.
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Thanks bud! Buuuuut....:swearing: I need vista now....oh well...its a good reason to go 64bit and buy another couple of gigs of ram.
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you can! sorry , no link. i get your old mobo now!~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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Should be fully supported and no need for hacked drivers.

Yes, 64 bit OS. My 32bit only shows 2.3 gigs when 4 GB installed. So I just run two.
    
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Fantastic guys, I really appreciate all of the helpful posts. I am going to work on getting my current mobo out of this system tomorrow, and get the p5n32-e sli+ back in there.
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