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if i do triple or dual gpu, what will they run at, will a x58 board run them faster at both x16? what is the best 1155 board, all of em seem high for low speed pci-e lanes
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Dual 8x 8x
Tripple 16 16 8
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doesnt x58 boards all do x16? also, is the x8 lesser speed affecting my gpu alot?
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Get a asus deluxe, for dual. Way cheaper than maximus and its basically the same thing
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Dont know about x58 but its a minimal change, you cant notice. Maybe 2 or 3 fps lost
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i have a pro atm, which is the bad ones, i got it b4 they took em off the shelf, and TD extended my warranty to 90days, so just wait to they are all back and normal stocked again. Whats the difference between pro and deluxe?
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post #7 of 10
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doesnt x58 boards all do x16? also, is the x8 lesser speed affecting my gpu alot?
No,the difference is next to nothing.
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post #8 of 10
M4E

on dual GPU runs at 8x8x8x

Dula 8x8x

Single 16x

The only two boards that run tru 16x16x are the UD7 and the WS revolution

The Revolution vcore is locked down at 1.53 ..... don't t recommend

The MSI Marsall will be capable but using Lucid ..... Junk

so for dual running full out there is only one real choice

the UD7 ... it is the board I am looking at buying for SLI 580's

Above that it will make little to no difference is true to a degree.

The more eyecandy and resolution the more of an effect a slower lane will cause.

this will be game dependant, for any nVstereo or AMD eyefinidy running three monitors I beleive 2x 16 lanes for SLI would be manditor as well as for 30 monitors

These sandy will push these cardas to the brink so the last thing you want is a PCIe lane holding it up

This will be the new bottleneck

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post #9 of 10
If you occupy slot 1 with lets say a sound card, then slots 2 & 3 for the SLI, then you will get 16x in both lanes using the NS chipset. There have been benchmark's on this board with running the 2 8x slots vs. the 2 16x slots, and the 8x seemed the better performing numbers.
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Ud7 bios is a nightmare.... That's why I got a m4e for my tri sli gtx580
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