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I ended up getting the 980x and Big Band Xpower
Rig sounds amazing bro! You should definitely think about folding on that! 980x's score HUGE and with 2 or 3 gtx 580s?! That is one PPD machine waiting for some lovin!
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post #22 of 106
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I ended up getting the 980x and Big Band Xpower
Can that board do 4-way sli?
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post #23 of 106
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Can that board do 4-way sli?
Nope fwiw, maxed at tri-SLI. It can do 4 way CF though, albeit with serious spacing issues.
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Nope, maxed at tri-SLI. I can do 4 way CF though, albeit with serious spacing issues.
Is their a list of 4-way sli boards somewhere, the only one I know of is the SR-2
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post #25 of 106
No idea on a list but boards with the NF200 bridges such as UD9 and Evga Classy 4way can.
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Is their a list of 4-way sli boards somewhere, the only one I know of is the SR-2
Gigabyte's X58A-UD9 can. There may be one or two more.

Edit: P6T7 Asus Supercomputer Motherboard can as well.
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post #27 of 106
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Gigabyte's X58A-UD9 can. There may be one or two more.

Edit: P6T7 Asus Supercomputer Motherboard can as well.
Who need's to 4 way sli 580's anyways?
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post #28 of 106
At that point no need for 4 way lol, tri-sli it, and then use the 4th for Physx.
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Yer gonna need to definitely get waterblocks if you wanna run tri-SLI for the space. Normally according to the manual its, slot 2/5/6 to run tri. I think you can run it slot 2/4/6 but I haven't tried it. I can check with gpuz to see how the slots divide the lanes if you want?
Thanks for that info. I know I can run Tri-Sli alone but I also have a Pci-E sound card and given the choice I'd rather run Regular SLI and keep the sound card then get rid of it. Thanks again for the help though.
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i7 980x, hands down. its still intel's flagship CPU
 
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