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Quad SLI info. will work on Dual x16 mobos!!

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Been digging around looking for something to hold me over before conroe/am2 to come out. I stumbled across this.

It apears that the quad sli will use only two x16 slots. It apears that you have to buy them all together. But who knows. Maybe you could by one for single SLI and then another later for quad. I fear that it will only be released to OEM computer makers like Dell Alienware falcon northwest and Dell
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Each GPU has 24 pixel pipes for a total of 96 pixel pipes
Each GPU has 8 vertex shaders for a total of 32 vertex shaders
The good news is that you do not need a special motherboard to be able to run Quad SLI. Any motherboards with two PCI Express x16 mechanical slots and a motherboard featuring an NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16 MCP or the NVIDIA nForce4 SLI MCP will run Quad SLI just fine. For example, the ASUS A32N SLI Deluxe. Quad SLI is supported on both AMD and Intel platforms as well.
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According to NVIDIA, a reliable power supply of 800w to 1000w is required for a Quad SLI configuration.
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To top things off, we ran 3D Mark 05 at 2560x1600 with the maximum anti-aliasing setting offered by Quad SLI... 32x SLI AA!! We ended up with a score of 3000+,
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According to myself, i believe that Nvidia are sellouts and will only give this technology to computer-build-pplz like dell and alienware, and so on. I can really imagine dell and alienware (AKA dell) paying loads of cash to nvidia just to give THEM the technology, or alteast not release it for public custom computing.
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Originally Posted by timmay7
According to myself, i believe that Nvidia are sellouts and will only give this technology to computer-build-pplz like dell and alienware, and so on. I can really imagine dell and alienware (AKA dell) paying loads of cash to nvidia just to give THEM the technology, or alteast not release it for public custom computing.
Lets bow our heads and pray for it then
    
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Nvidia has announced that these will not be limited to Dell, Falconcrest,Alienware,etc and will be available to everyone. Btw, it's also being reported that you need a 850W power supply.

http://www.bit-tech.net/news/2006/02...i_launch_date/

http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=30235
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I can see some poor nub trying to run quad SLI on his no-name 350W PSU that came with the case.
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I can see some poor nub trying to run quad SLI on his no-name 350W PSU that came with the case.
or even Aspire ATX 520W
well i dont need quad sli... but sure want...
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or even Aspire ATX 520W
well i dont need quad sli... but sure want...
All I want is a single X1900XT and Ill be happy.
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All I want is a single X1900XT and Ill be happy.
lol...im happy with my 6800Ultra... and il use it... until DX10... then i will pick another one...
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All I want to be happy:
FX-62
Quad 8900GTX's (or whatever the next top-of-the-line nV cards will be)
Dual X-Fi sound cards working together
16GB PC2 10000 RAM
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How would 2 X-Fi Sound cards have any benefit???
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