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hi guys..

i want to ask something whos using crossfire and watercooling on this board..

i am going to crossfire soon..and i am not sure which one i needed?

look at theese,

1 slot connection

http://www.aquatuning.de/product_inf...ck-nickel.html

2 slot connection

http://www.aquatuning.de/product_inf...ck-nickel.html

3 slot connection

http://www.aquatuning.de/product_inf...---3-Slot.html

so 3 slot not for me i think..but i am not sure 1 or 2 slot?which one i needed?

and this is a board,

    
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The connector counts how many PCI slots there are between the slots you put into the graphics cards. If you wanted to install your cards into the first two PCI express slots you would need the 1 slot connector because there is that single PCI Express x1 connector. If you wanted to install your cards into PCI Express Slots #1 and #3 you would need the 2 slot connector. I don't know how your case is laid out and how your motherboard assigns PCI channels so I don't know what the optimal configuration would be.

Danger Den sells a kit for $14 that comes with all three sizes of connectors.
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hımm ty..

i want to place my cards first and second pcı express 16 slots on the right..and you are right there is a pcı express 1x slot between first and second pcı express 16x slots...so i need 2 slot connector?i think yes but i am not sure..

i need 1 slot connector when i use 3 and 4 pcıexpress 16x slots..

i need 3 slot connector when i use 1 and 3 pcı express 16x slots..

omg

thinking about left side..thereis a 3 and 4 pcıx16 slots there..so i need 1 slot connector when i use 4 and 3 pcıx16..and i need 2 slotconnector when i use 4 and 2....
    
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It's how many slots there are in between. If you want to place the cards in the first two slots to the right, you need a 1 slot connector.
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No.

Some simple math.

Your cards are 2 slots size.
The water blocks are 1 slot size.

2-1 = 1

Meaning that there is a space of 1 between the waterblock and the next card.

If your cards are right next to one another with their normal coolers (where you want to put them), it means that there is 1 slot space.

On some motherboards, there is an extra space, which force people to use the 2 slots spacers, which you don't need.



So, in your case:
Card 1 is on the right most PCIE slot.

If card 2 is in PCIE2 slot, you need 1 slot spacer.
If card 2 is in PCIE3 slot, you need 2 slots spacer.
If card 2 is in PCIE4 slot, you need 3 slots spacer.

Is that more understandable?

As said, there is a kit with several slots connectors, which gives you all the options.
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look at this bro..and ty for help+1



i need 1 slot connector?


i think i need 2 slot connector..

which connector i need when ı use only 3 and 4 pcıx16?i think 1

so 1 to 2 i need 2 connector?
Edited by calebkan - 1/3/11 at 6:46am
    
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There is no connector for if you want to use slots 3 & 4.
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aww ..its ok now..

i need 1 slot connector..ty so much guys..+1
    
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guys ,i bought 1 and 2 slots connector but i have problem ..

look at this,





is it right?i think no because its not seems like this,




Edited by calebkan - 1/31/11 at 2:33pm
    
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i tryed with 2 slot connector..look at theese,

its seems ok but not on slot!!!




cards in slots now..but!!



2slots connetcor ok on my hands..

    
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