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Hi Guys,

I am going to buy an Asus Maximus IV Extreme Motherboard with the Intel i7-2600k processor.......
I see that it has 4 PCIe 2.0 x16, but one of the slots is a little apart from the 3 closely laid slots....... I want to ask whether doing 2-way or 3-way SLI of ASUS GTX 580 in the closely laid 3 slots, will there be any space issue ??
I mean will it be possible to fit them ??


My rig will have 2 GTX 580 is SLI but will upgrade to 3 GTX 580 SLI in future,
can you guys tell me will Corsair HX850 be a good PSU for the 2 GTX 580 and and OCed 2600k ??

Thanks Guys,
Dev.......
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Yes the cards will fit but there can be space issue. I had space issue. Top card was at 95c and the bottom card was at 65c. I just run my cards in slot 1 and 4. Huge gap. look for a motherboard with better spacing or get water cooling for the GPU's or if you stand it, turn the stock cooling fans up if you do run into temp issues.
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Yes the cards will fit but there can be space issue. I had space issue. Top card was at 95c and the bottom card was at 65c. I just run my cards in slot 1 and 4. Huge gap. look for a motherboard with better spacing or get water cooling for the GPU's or if you stand it, turn the stock cooling fans up if you do run into temp issues.
Can't understand what are saying.......

I just want to know will 3 GTX 580s fit in the 3 closely packed slots ???
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Can't understand what are saying.......

I just want to know will 3 GTX 580s fit in the 3 closely packed slots ???
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