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Planning on using 285gtx as Physx on P8P67 Pro

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I want to use it in the last PCI-E x16 slot, the 4x one.

however i see that the dual slotted cooler may cover the Front USB 2.0 and the Case plug in connectors.

Will the dual slotted cooler end up blocking it?
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post #2 of 6
u should stick it in the white slot.
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but that would cut the primary slot's bandwidth down to 8x
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post #4 of 6
aand the 4x wouldn't?
Still no big loss, difference between 16x an 8X is almost 0.
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post #5 of 6
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no, the PCI-E x4 slot doesnt not use any bandwidth from the PCI-E 16x slot.

It shares with the PCI-E x1 slots and Esata which i don't use.
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post #6 of 6
The first card will go in the blue pcie x16. Second card for SLI will go in the white slot pcie x8. The third card for physics goes into the black pcie 4x. I wasn't sure about this either

Usually it is pcie 1 and pcie 3 for sli (two) looks like it is pcie slot 1 and 2 for sli.
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