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I'm sure the only 4 way sli motherboards are the Classified 4 way sli and the SR-2 because you need 2 NF-200 chips.

EDIT: and your gigabyte
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Originally Posted by jeffries7 View Post
I'm sure the only 4 way sli motherboards are the Classified 4 way sli and the SR-2 because you need 2 NF-200 chips.

EDIT: and your gigabyte
Indeed lol.

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Indeed lol.

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lol...you're sitting on a goldminedigger...have at it!
Unfortunately I'm only up for a single card. I don't game often and one card is plenty for when I do!
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lol i did... y do u think i used the work overkill... and not "pointless" lol
Pointless? for benching? Never! more score! :0
But anyway thanks guy's, I have just been tring to get money together and working out what 580's I want. Now that I have a few options, it's just money!

Thanks, Sir Overkill.

EDIT: oh buy the way I won't be using this CPU for the four 580's, Im planning on the 990x!
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post #26 of 52
990x/980x/970. Unless your cpu is frozen and pushing 5+ghz, (4) 580's will be bottlenecked by it. (even then, I'm not so sure)

Best to go with EVGA for that 10 year warranty, which (if I'm not mistaken) is not voided by attaching water blocks.
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990x/980x/970. Unless your cpu is frozen and pushing 5+ghz, (4) 580's will be bottlenecked by it. (even then, I'm not so sure)

Best to go with EVGA for that 10 year warranty, which (if I'm not mistaken) is not voided by attaching water blocks.
Regardless of 5Ghz or 10Ghz 4x580s is just a big waste for gaming because nothing is designed to use Quad SLI, even games like Metro 2033 don't do well in tri-sli let alone quad.

Buying 2 580s and the waiting and getting 2 of the new Corsair SataIII SSDs when the come out would be a better investment.
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post #28 of 52
True, but remember: he's benching.

I have no need for quad...I only went tri for a surround vision boost.
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990x/980x/970. Unless your cpu is frozen and pushing 5+ghz, (4) 580's will be bottlenecked by it. (even then, I'm not so sure)

Best to go with EVGA for that 10 year warranty, which (if I'm not mistaken) is not voided by attaching water blocks.
Yeah I know that, im going for most powerful single processor setup for Benching. For you know Fun?

I thought Asus still would give warranty if you use waterblocks along as you put the stock cooler back on? I wont be using them for ten years anyway.

Anyone know if you can keep your warranty with Asus or MSI when using waterblocks?

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Regardless of 5Ghz or 10Ghz 4x580s is just a big waste for gaming because nothing is designed to use Quad SLI, even games like Metro 2033 don't do well in tri-sli let alone quad.

Buying 2 580s and the waiting and getting 2 of the new Corsair SataIII SSDs when the come out would be a better investment.
If you read my post's you would know it's not for gaming....
and I have a SSD why would I need anymore?


Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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post #30 of 52
I know MSI does 3 year, but not sure if it's voided with a waterblock.
yeah, that was an oopsie for me. lol.

Besides, I'm not planning on going more than a year or two on these cards as Kepler and Ivy bridge (not initial release on either) will be my next build venture.
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