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Originally Posted by PoopaScoopa;12873452 
When is Asus going to release a quad-sli compatible board? (excluding the multi-gpu cards)

Is Gigabyte-X58A-UD9 and EVGA Classified the only capable boards?

they have that PCI lane expander deal that had dual NF200 chips on it for their rampage boards

look here

http://www.guru3d.com/news/asus-rog-xpander-enables-4way-sli-on-rampage-iii-extreme/


nice mobo!!! i would take an X58 over a P67 anyday cause of the PCI lanes i mean solo an X58 can do dual x16s without the need for an NF200
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O.M.G.

This is the absolute SEXIEST board I have EVER seen. drool.gif
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post #33 of 48
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Originally Posted by tx-jose;12878886 
they have that PCI lane expander deal that had dual NF200 chips on it for their rampage boards

look here

http://www.guru3d.com/news/asus-rog-xpander-enables-4way-sli-on-rampage-iii-extreme/


nice mobo!!! i would take an X58 over a P67 anyday cause of the PCI lanes i mean solo an X58 can do dual x16s without the need for an NF200
Oh yeah! Forgot about that. Doesn't look like it can be used in most cases since the cards will stick up higher though.


x8/x8 doesn't bottleneck at all at 2560x1600. At 5760x1200 they saw a 0.6 to 3.8 fps depending on game: http://hardocp.com/article/2010/08/23/gtx_480_sli_pcie_bandwidth_perf_x16x16_vs_x8x8/

x4/x4 They saw a .3 to 4 fps difference at 2560x1600: http://hardocp.com/article/2010/08/25/gtx_480_sli_pcie_bandwidth_perf_x16x16_vs_x4x4/

Maybe 2012 cards with PCI-E 3.0 will require more bandwidth, but today's cards don't seem to bottleneck. Would be interesting to see how the 6990 does in x8/x8 too.
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 3/26/11 at 7:41pm
post #34 of 48
i like it, but i don't need sound or lan.

i'd rather use my own SB X-Fi Titanium FATAL1TY PRO & intel EXPI9301CTBLK

i guess that's what MAXIMUS is for

also need bulldozer & SLi plz
    
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post #35 of 48
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WOW. That's not only a sick looking board, but it's got a ton of nice features. Just wondering, are Asus Intel boards made better than their crappy AMD boards? If so, I may just be getting one of these guys....

SAY WHAAAAT ! My Crosshair IV Extreme is a total beast man @! devil.gif

And ye this board is really sexy looking plus full of nice small features cheers.gif
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wish they never put that ROG circle light thing on these
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wish they never put that ROG circle light thing on these

Its removable.
     
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post #38 of 48
I like just "upgraded" from 1366! This board must be made for 1155 as well, I would like to test their ThunderBolt.

And does anyone know if Thunder Bolt can be purchased separately?
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Really love this mobo very much.
Nice to see its better than gigabyte g1 assain(stated by the source)
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Wow. As an ASUS guy, I'm kind of sad I bought a RIIIF just a couple of months ago. Do want this thing!
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