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post #11 of 16
I think 8x 8x if you are only using 2 cards

Why do you want 16x 16x anyways if it is going to be slower than native 8x8x?
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Originally Posted by reflex99;12529924 
I think 8x 8x if you are only using 2 cards

Why do you want 16x 16x anyways if it is going to be slower than native 8x8x?

Yeah that was my first question. Thanks for clearing things up. I'm probably going to the high end P67 models without the NF200 then.
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So something like a:

UD5

P67A-GD65

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Quote:
Originally Posted by reflex99;12529940 
So something like a:

UD5

P67A-GD65

ASRock P67 Extreme4/6

Thinking of a P8P67 Deluxe.
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post #15 of 16
in the end the difference between the M4E and UD7's NF200 setup goes as follows:
Single card on the M4E can run without the NF200
You can run 8x,8x SLi on the M4E without NF200,

Tri way SLi is the same for both boards you have to use NF200.

The NF200 P67 boards are really buiilt for 3 way CF/SLI for 2 way it might be better to go wth 8x,8x.

The only way to use up 16x bandwidth per card is to use a fermi/top of the line ATI card and use huge resolution monitors that would demand that link of bandwidth.

Per my review of the X58 board vs the P67 the SB chips seem to have a MUCH better PCI-E controller, so even with latency of the NF200 the P67 setup is just as fast if not a bit faster in some, and the X58 is a bit faster in a few. 8x/8x SLi on the P67 boards will beat out 16x/16x SLI on P67 with NF200 but not if the monitor used has resolution of 2600x1600.
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post #16 of 16
so say for the P8P67 WS Revolution, if you put 2 GTX 580 on the NF200 slots, ie the black color slots, will there be negative implications?
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