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Just pondering the options. I can give my X58 to my GF along with 1 580. While I use the P67 with 580, 450, soundcard. I don't really think a physix/folding card needs anymore then 4x anyways. Aww new chipsets are so confusing!
you must love that women
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if i was ever able to attract a mate, i would give her a 8400GS
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if i was ever able to attract a mate, i would give her a 8400GS
LOL awww

reflex you're so cute.
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Anyways, just a word of caution that if any of you have used motherboards from EVGA in the past and now own two Asus GPUs:
With my two Asus GTX 580s I was getting the worst artifacting...even with their stock OC Edition clocks. I originally thought it was the NF200, but for craps and giggles shutdown and replaced the EVGA SLI Bridge with the Asus one.
Now everything works absolutely golden with zero artifacts.
Anybody ever hear of an SLI Bridge being picky like this?
    
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Anyways, just a word of caution that if any of you have used motherboards from EVGA in the past and now own two Asus GPUs:
With my two Asus GTX 580s I was getting the worst artifacting...even with their stock OC Edition clocks. I originally thought it was the NF200, but for craps and giggles shutdown and replaced the EVGA SLI Bridge with the Asus one.
Now everything works absolutely golden with zero artifacts.
Anybody ever hear of an SLI Bridge being picky like this?
Never. That is weird.
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Anyways, just a word of caution that if any of you have used motherboards from EVGA in the past and now own two Asus GPUs:
With my two Asus GTX 580s I was getting the worst artifacting...even with their stock OC Edition clocks. I originally thought it was the NF200, but for craps and giggles shutdown and replaced the EVGA SLI Bridge with the Asus one.
Now everything works absolutely golden with zero artifacts.
Anybody ever hear of an SLI Bridge being picky like this?
back when i was using dual 470s

my SLI setup was very picky.

I had 3 SLI bridges, it only liked one of them
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I am a day trader by trade, not a computer gear head (yet).

So...at the risk of sounding like the newbie that I am...

if I want to use a pair of these non-SLI/non-CrossFire
FirePro 2460's BOTH at PCI Express x16:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-099-_-Product

which slots do I plug them into with this amazing board?

And if not the Maximus, how about the WS Revolution?

-Scuba Steve
Edited by Scuba Steve in TS - 1/21/11 at 2:39pm
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any of them. It doesn't matter. A low performance card like that is never going to saturate the bandwidth of anything higher than a PCIe 1x slot
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any of them. It doesn't matter. A low performance card like that is never going to saturate the bandwidth of anything higher than a PCIe 1x slot
I kinda figured that about this card,
but the spec's said it was an x16 piece hence my question.

Thank you for your quick response!

Now if ASUS can get around to stocking Newegg's shelves I can start my first build

-Scuba Steve
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And on a different question...

Why don't I see anyone posting that they run a pair of C300's in RAID0
with this flagship ?

Anyone have a cost-is-no-issue opinion?

I will be passing data from my brokerage platform software to Excel and likely back
to the platform so I'm thinking i/o speed (and RAM) might be important.

-Scuba Steve
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