|Photograph ||March 27, 2010 05:49 PM |
Building a dual GPU folding machine with one 16x and one 4x slot
After doing a rebuild of my HTPC (from a somewhat toasty and noisy Core 2 Quad/GTX260 based build to a much quieter and cooler Core i3/Radeon HD5770) I had a few parts available to build a dedicated folding machine.
The question I have is regards to the motherboard I want to use for this project. I want to use my Gigabyte GA-G33M-S2 to put together a dual GTX260 folding machine as it is my only spare board with two PCI-E slots. What I am wondering about is the fact that one of the PCI-E slots is a 4x slot, from what I understand bus latency is more important than bandwidth when it comes to GPU folding. So am I right to assume that I should see similar results from both GTX260's?
Here's the board in question: Product Specs for GA-G33M-S2 http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/FileList/...33m-s2_big.jpg