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Old November 9, 2008, 12:07 PM
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Hey guys, if i get an ASUS P6T Deluxe x58 mobo when it comes out, do you think i can crossfirex 2 4870x2's and have room for a pci or pci-e soundcard?
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Old November 9, 2008, 12:26 PM
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Either should fit. A PCIe x1 sound card could fit in the top slot, and a PCI one could fit in between the 4870X2's.
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Old November 12, 2008, 08:59 PM
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Hm.. thinking of going Tri-SLI ;D, know of any mobo's (x58) that can do 3 dual slot cards AND a sound card? (trying to find one >.<)
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Old November 12, 2008, 09:10 PM
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Looks like MSI's upcoming X58 motherboard has a PCIe 1x slot above the top PCIe x16 slot. that's probably your best bet for any newer board and tri-sli.
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Old November 12, 2008, 09:15 PM
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Hm.. thinking of going Tri-SLI ;D, know of any mobo's (x58) that can do 3 dual slot cards AND a sound card? (trying to find one >.<)
What CM said there or you can do what i'm doing & use the onboard PCI sound card that comes with the Rampage II Extreme with TRI SLI? I have used it on my Striker II Formula & I really didn't notice much of a difference. I use head phones most of the time anyways so....
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Old November 12, 2008, 09:17 PM
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thanks man, looks like the MSI Eclipse will work for me ;D... think it overclocks well?
P.S. does it run in (x16,x8,x8) or full x16's
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Old November 13, 2008, 06:50 PM
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doh. will the last x4 pci-e slot bottleneck the gtx 260 core 216 ALOT?
EDIT: whoops, (x16 running @ x4)
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