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This http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128318

Plus this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121213

Equals Octuplet SLi???

anyone wanna fork out the $3500 for the setup for testing purposes? HAHA. But in all seriousness, would this even work, if the OS even supported eight gpus.
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post #2 of 11
one of those cards will use SLi...
two of them will use Quad SLi...
cant use more then two...
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wow. thats a nice board but..can't u get quad SLI with just 2 PCIe16x slots? theres cards that has dual GPU cores on them just for quad SLI with 2 slots
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Indeed Jack, but if you look at my title, I am advertising octuplet SLi. Or, 8 gpus in one system. Those ASUS graphics cards have two gpus on one card, that Gigabyte board hosts 4 PCI Expressx16 slots (probably the same board the Dell Renegade is using, but who knows). So, if you buy 4 of those ASUS cards, would you in fact be able to use all 8 gpus?
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post #5 of 11
no you cant you can only use one of those asus cards anyway it says it on there web site
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didn't toms hardware mod them so they could sli both those cards?
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post #7 of 11
not sure but it would be cheaper to just go sli with 2x 7900 your not gonna get much better than that graphic wize.
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You might not've noticed but there's no sli connector on that card.
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ummm I saw on some video...that infact when you setup in sli mode, it shows only 3 Nvidia cores, either the master or the slave only shows 1, dont remember...but definately like Rcantec says, it says on website that the manufactures like asus and gigbytes etc...were making dual GPUs graphic card, definately won't work w/ the quad sli boards.....I thought you guys read those, unless I got the 2007 Almanac already like "Back to the Future 3", j/k j/k.
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post #10 of 11
with the card you get Asus 77.77 drivers that let you SLi them... but i said it befor... if you put just one card SLi function will be on... if you put two cards it will use Quad SLi... cant use more then two and the dell quad sli system use a 2 slot x32 PCI-Express mobo... and its actually 2 cards on one conection so... each card use x16... but its still just 2 slots... the thing that give the system the "Quad" element is the sexy cards...
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