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This looks like an amazing SB board to pick up for folding.

8 PCIe lanes
Someone needs to nab this and a ton of those single slot 460's.

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/mot...shal-preview/1

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Yea I saw it before, I drooled...
That would go nicely with an i3 since SMP will be out of the question.
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Interesting. You're right. Since if you used a i7 and dedicated a core to the GPU's, you'd only have 3 cores.
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It's got a Lucid Hydra, and the mobo itself only has 16 lanes

I know it makes little difference to folding, but seems a bit of a shortcut; if you're going to have 8 PCIe's, why not have to lanes to support it?

An i3 would be great with it, low power CPU, no massive CPU cooler needed, and mega GPU PPD
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That's what I said
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Wow that would be nice, but I doubt anyone would do it unless those single slot 460s drop in price. You could build 2 or more bigadv rigs for that price.

GTS 450 single slot would be more realistic.

Either way, I'd love to see someone fill that mobo with gpus.
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