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Asus P8P67 Deluxe vs WS Revolution

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Hey guys, I want to buy either of those two but read more than one complaint about people with Deluxe having PCI Express lanes run at half speed when dual graphic cards being used simultaneously.. Did any1 experience the same problem with that MoBo? I plan on using SLI GTX 580 so which one should I go for?

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It's not a problem...All P67 mobos were designed to run a pci-e configuration of 8x+8x when running SLI/Xfire unless you buy a mobo with the NF200 chip. And it really comes down to preference...Performance loss is very minimal when using 8x+8x...Click here & see for yourself
Edited by drBlahMan - 1/23/11 at 6:18pm
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1156/1155 have 16 lanes. u wont be able to get 16/16 unless u buy a board with the nf200.
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1156/1155 have 16 lanes. u wont be able to get 16/16 unless u buy a board with the nf200.
Guess I have an echo...well sort of
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So the only difference between those 2 is the NF200 chip that gives a 1-3% better performance with dual GPU? Better off with Deluxe for saving money I guess.

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Edited by Lutsk92 - 1/23/11 at 7:29pm
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i'm running gtx 580 sli without any problems with my deluxe. i actually was going to by the maximus 4 but read alot more about nf200 (google it) and found so many problems with it. It makes your mobo super hot and if you run sli, it cause latency (perfomance loss). so that is why the nf200 in all asus mobo which has it, is only turn on while using 3 SLI other than that your card will run in SLI 8x (dual).
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