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Ok guy's, I went a little overboard.... I purchased 2X 680 Classified's.... So i will need to run 4X EVGA GTX 680 Classified cards in SLI.

I need a 1155 board that supports four of these and my Xonar STX...

I am thinking of this, as it might have room.....

ASRock Z77 Extreme9

Thoughts?

Thanks!
 

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G1 Sniper 3 if you're looking for the best value.

Other boards that support it:

P8Z77-V Premium
Maximus V Extreme
GA-Z77X-UP7
That ASRock and Extreme11
ECS board in the same price range as G1 Sniper 3.
 

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Asrock Extreme 9 also a very good choice

But I would go for this
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Asus Maximus V Extreme

 

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But will my pcie 1x card fit with the four GTX 680 cards?

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G1 Sniper 3 if you're looking for the best value.

Other boards that support it:

P8Z77-V Premium
Maximus V Extreme
GA-Z77X-UP7
That ASRock and Extreme11
ECS board in the same price range as G1 Sniper 3.
See above, ha.
 

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You'll need some kind of PCI-E x1 extension like this.

All 4-way SLI boards have pretty much the same layout. You'll need that ribbon cable with any of them, or just buy an external DAC.
 

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You can always use a PCIE Extender.

(Edit: above user got ahead of me
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So, how would I attach my sound card? below my motherboard?

I just upgraded to the fractal design XL R2
 

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So what board would best fit those extension under a card?
 

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Ok,

What board that does 4 way sli has the best sound ?

Looking to run some nice headphones off of it.

At this point I need to consider ditching the sound card.
 

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Asus Maximus V extreme

7.1 Surround



One of the best On-Board chip/codec

I have the same Chip on my Rampage IV Extreme and it does a pretty nice job with my M-Audio AV40
 

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MVE's can blow and take CPU with it.. heard lots of horror stories in the bench sections regarding this..

Personally I would take the G1.. cant beat it for the price.. its got all the right ingredients for a nice build, and doesnt carry the premium $$.
 

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MVE's can blow and take CPU with it.. heard lots of horror stories in the bench sections regarding this..

Personally I would take the G1.. cant beat it for the price.. its got all the right ingredients for a nice build, and doesnt carry the premium $$.
Proof?
 

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Quote:
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MVE's can blow and take CPU with it.. heard lots of horror stories in the bench sections regarding this..

Personally I would take the G1.. cant beat it for the price.. its got all the right ingredients for a nice build, and doesnt carry the premium $$.
This is ONLY when under sub-zero. For normal users it is brilliant.
 

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G1 probably got the best out of bunch. It's Creative codec, but still no where near STX.
 

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I think I am going with a asus p8 z77 ws. I'm at micro center and they have it in stock.
 

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Great choice
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