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ok so the other day I was looking at my friends 790fx board that has 2 xfx 5770 and each of them only have one crossfire connector and one of my 5770s I have laying around has 2 connectors now I was wondering if i put the one with two connector in between the other two can I run trifire or will i have to get two more with 2 connectors to trifire the other 2 5770s are runing at 8x aready because one slot has a 9800gtx+ in it for physx
i've often wondered the same thing. the extra long crossfire bridges that come with this mobo will help connect em. heres a few pics. you will probably have to do something like i did in the first pic.

on another note, i got this thing to boot with the cpu-nb@3300mhz the other day. it locked up before i could get the screen shot, but it booted!
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on another note, i got this thing to boot with the cpu-nb@3300mhz the other day. it locked up before i could get the screen shot, but it booted!
As a friend of mine would say. "NEEDS MOAR COWBELL" or to be COLD!
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ok so the other day I was looking at my friends 790fx board that has 2 xfx 5770 and each of them only have one crossfire connector and one of my 5770s I have laying around has 2 connectors now I was wondering if i put the one with two connector in between the other two can I run trifire or will i have to get two more with 2 connectors to trifire the other 2 5770s are runing at 8x aready because one slot has a 9800gtx+ in it for physx
It's worth a try sandwiching the double CF GPU between the two single CF GPUs, especially after DrBrownFinger's example. Tell us how it goes.
    
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I am going to have to wait a while to get back to you he needs to save some money to buy a new psu before trying it the two single port cards are single slot and my dual port card is two slot his 9800gtx+ is comeing out and we are puting in a 9800gt because the gtx+ is a waste of a card for physx


lol I also recommend the Crucial RealSSD C300s for all your ssd needs
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Hey guys, just got a 790FX-GD70 and a 1055t. I wanted to overclock it possibly to 4GHz (still thinking about what heatsink to get before OCing), but reviewing many VRM problems with Thubans and the 790FX, what do you think would be a safe overclock or how many watts can the VRMs handle?

Edit: I just want to hit 4GHz, don't want anything higher, so I'll be aiming for 286Mhz on the FSB (CPU-Z reports 1.264 vcore idle and 100% load @ stock), think the mobo will handle it without blowing up?

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thought i'd pop in for an update, also click the camera in my sig for pics of my complete setup.
Where did you get that wallpaper? Looks really nice.
Edited by avattz - 11/6/10 at 11:45am
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Hey guys, just got a 790FX-GD70 and a 1055t. I wanted to overclock it possibly to 4GHz (still thinking about what heatsink to get before OCing), but reviewing many VRM problems with Thubans and the 790FX, what do you think would be a safe overclock or how many watts can the VRMs handle?

Edit: I just want to hit 4GHz, don't want anything higher, so I'll be aiming for 286Mhz on the FSB (CPU-Z reports 1.264 vcore idle and 100% load @ stock), think the mobo will handle it without blowing up?



Where did you get that wallpaper? Looks really nice.
mine is still going strong and i've had my x6 @4050mhz 24/7 for a month now.
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Have any of you guys ever used these ripjaws?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-401-_-Product

$190.00 for 8GB 2x4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws dd3 1600 7-8-7-24

The two top reviews are AMD guys, but they are egg reviews, so... Anyway, I am wondering, as I want to get back up to ddr3 1600. Plus, 2 dimms vs. 8 is way better anyday.
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Have any of you guys ever used these ripjaws?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-401-_-Product

$190.00 for 8GB 2x4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws dd3 1600 7-8-7-24

The two top reviews are AMD guys, but they are egg reviews, so... Anyway, I am wondering, as I want to get back up to ddr3 1600. Plus, 2 dimms vs. 8 is way better anyday.
Well at least those two reviewers have an idea of what their talking about. One even has a 965 like you do, probably has it overclocked at 250x16(4ghz) to get that 1666mhz RAM clock.

If your RAM isn't satisfying you, it looks like a good choice to get more speed (and hopefully overclockability) and the upgrade option to another 8GB in the future.

Btw, very sweet case mods. I've always wanted to mod my side window, but never got around to it. Might do so in the winter or summer when I have a lot of time. Nice to have some reference to look at.
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I had a friend design the art, and a laser etch company cut and etch the acrylic. I like it. That case is for my 939 bench rig now, my new tech station build with my AM3 isnt complete just yet,s o Im waiting to share it on OCN still, but its runnign sweet.

I'm just curious is 2x4GB of RAM vs the 4x2GB I have now. Its up to ddr1440, 720Mhz, but at 8-8-8-24 across all 4 dimms. Not shabby but definatly not pro, lol.
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