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post #21 of 91
I'm assuming I need a new case for this?
post #22 of 91
why stop at 8
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post #23 of 91
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Was just coming to post this. What's the point of 3 BIOS chips?
You could have one failsafe backup and then the other two for different BIOS revisions. Sometimes stability differs between revisions, so, whilst keeping one overclocked BIOS, you can test/benchmark a new release.
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never seen anybody using more than 4 GPU's before. is that even possible? or am i being too daft here..
Pretty sure you can fold on 8+
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Just noticed, this is a repost. Someone posted the source article here

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You could have one failsafe backup and then the other two for different BIOS revisions. Sometimes stability differs between revisions, so, whilst keeping one overclocked BIOS, you can test/benchmark a new release.
Makes sense. Overkill for 99% of people though
    
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post #26 of 91
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Was just coming to post this. What's the point of 3 BIOS chips?
Failsafe backup.


I have 3 BIOS chips on my P55-FTW. Its good to see another manufacturer adopting this.

I can flash BIOSes to my heart's content (which reminds me I haven't in nearly a year...)


Also what alex said, although its usually easier to just keep OC profiles and switch them in the BIOS, because to get to the switch I need to remove my sound card.
    
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post #27 of 91
I'm just so glad MSI ditched their 4 phase power design. That's the reason I'm so afraid to push my 1055T any further for fear of fireworks.
    
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why stop at 8
8 is the max windows can see.
    
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post #29 of 91
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I thought Lucid was a no go?
Two words:

Bridge chip.
    
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post #30 of 91
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never seen anybody using more than 4 GPU's before. is that even possible? or am i being too daft here..
check out my Fire Sail build.
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