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Old April 12, 2011, 09:58 PM
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looking for an ATX P67 board with PCIe 16x (well 8x electrical is fine and more likely) on the boards slots 1 and 5 counting from the top. need to fit some ridiculous setup with 3x slot cards and dedicated single expansion slot fan addins (dont ask me why the customer rly wants this). And yes I know there are boards out there with 8 PCI slots but trying to keep the cost down under 200$ for the board!
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Old April 12, 2011, 10:58 PM
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I don't think you're going to find any atx p67 boards under $200 with PCI-E 8x+ on slot 1/5. That kind of slot layout usually implies 3 way sli/crossfire, which would require a Lucid Hydra or NF200 chip, driving the cost above $200.

You're better off explaining how the expansion slot fans will starve his video cards of air and why a better case is a smarter investment.
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He knows very well, he just wanted it for the looks of the blue LEDs...think he's going to settle for 570 twin frozr instead of the direct cu ii in order to get his LED fans in
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He could just buy LED strips then, much more cost effective. If he wants the "effect" of the fans spinning and light hitting them he could try UV lights and UV reactive materials.
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