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Old February 28, 2009, 07:30 PM
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Default need help with video card set up

i'm going to build a new computer and i have picked out most of the parts and the mother board i have is 3 way SLI ready an i was just wondering because it's 3 way SLI dose that mean i can only set up one or 3 video cards or is it possible to use only 2 cards because thats all i can really affored.
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Old February 28, 2009, 07:32 PM
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Of course you can two way sli on a 3-way board. Or you can two way sli now and 3-way later, OR you can two-way sli now and add in a third video card by itself later to use as a physics processor!
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Old March 1, 2009, 12:57 AM
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CM's right on the money.

You can always download the user manual for the motherboard you're planning on using and take a look at how the manufacturer suggest you configure the board for a single, dual and 3 way.

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