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post #51 of 91
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Originally Posted by Chucklez View Post
Well I dont know in folding which would be better 8 GTX460's or 4 maybe 5 GTX480's but either way you cant go wrong .
Or 8 GTX 580s with PCI-E Extenders. Assuming the bios will even let you boot with that. The P6T7 would not boot with 7.


OR, 8 GTX 295 running Linux just because windows wont boot with >8 GPUs
post #52 of 91
if only MSI would make more X58 boards, they only have 2 right now. one really cheap one and one really expensive one.
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post #53 of 91
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Or 8 GTX 580s with PCI-E Extenders. Assuming the bios will even let you boot with that. The P6T7 would not boot with 7.


OR, 8 GTX 295 running Linux just because windows wont boot with >8 GPUs
Lol you'd need a few hefty PSU's to power that. Two 1000W PSU's for sale anyone?
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post #54 of 91
I see tri-sli with accelero being not an issue anymore . But really this is THE first motherboard that supports xfire/hydra/ AND SLI. So no1 looses at all. All we have to see is the lanes and how they affect performance. And hope this baby ocs like a champ. Make a good bios MSI and u got urself a winner in every1's book.
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post #55 of 91
8 water cooled 580s, that way they can all be single slot.
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post #56 of 91
I see 2x 8pin power connectors on the left board. what's that about?
post #57 of 91
what's with the Republic of Gamers style heatsinks?
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post #58 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..
you can have as many as you want in a computer, all doing different things

but you can only uses 4 GPU's in one game
    
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8x Single Slot GTX 460's folding = win?
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post #60 of 91
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I see 2x 8pin power connectors on the left board. what's that about?
It provides extra power to the PCIe slots. I think 2.0 allows up to 150w drawn from the slot, or maybe it's 75. But anyhow, the power connectors are to keep it from drawing too much through the 24 pin power connector.
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