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    Default New mobo.

    I want to be able to run Quadfire. But I mean with 4 HD 4890's. Are there many boards out there that allow this? Woul a board like that fit in my current case?

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    I'm not sure if there is any board that support 4 individual GPU but P6T WS Revolution have 6 PCI-E but only still support Tri Sli or Crossfire though.

    TBH, there is no games take full advantage of full Tri SLI/CF at the moment.

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    I know that, but I've seen pics of people running quadfire with 4 cards.

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    I think you can use P6T WS for it but I don't think it will be 4 time x16 PCIE.

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    Saw this board, but looks like it can only fit 3 cards. http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813157155

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    Yeah...now you're talking...4 dual slot GPU...even I'm not sure if P6T WS will fit 4 GPUs
    http://ca.asus.com/prog_content/midd...spx?model=2697

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    Is the company that makes that board cheap? I've never heard of them.

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    Really recent and getting good reviews so far the Asus P6T7 has 2* nf200 chips so should run all SEVEN pci(e)2 x16 slots if you want to...

    Perhaps to the point seven slots means double spacing across 4 cards BUT one of the most expensive boards out there and of course will have the overclock limits that seem to be associated with nf200

    Still can't make up my mind if this or the classified is for me because a lot of the problems of it's predecessor (p6t6 revolution) seem solved.

    Edit: link.... http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=9ca8hJfGz483noLk
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    Criss, Where do you plan on getting the cash to pay for all of this ?

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    Well, I plan on getting a job and I'm selling a bunch of ****. *stuff*

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    LOL. He's gonna go trawling for rich cougars at the Flying Dog, right Criss? LMAO

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    ****in eh!

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    Criss why not get 2 4870x2 and Quad Cross fire them on your existing board instead of thinking about change that motherboard all together?

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    Ok, so the thing that people need to understand is that motherboards like the ASUS P6T7 Supercomputer or the ASRock x58 Supercomputer board are meant for computing, not for gaming. True, any x58 Intel system can technically be used for gaming, but there are gaming boards built for that. And, I don't mean that they are meant for gerneral computing like surfing the internet. These boards are meant for doing serious research (@ Grumpy: including folding@home), and more specifically they are designed to work with nVidia's Tesla (GPU Computing).

    So, as a reference on what the true potential for one of these "Supercomputer" maotherboards can be, click the following link and watch the video about the nVidia Tesla. If you don't understand what they are talking about in the video, then I would advise anyone to get a different motherboard.

    http://www.dailymotion.com/relevance...ng-proces_tech

    So if you have tons of money that you have nothing better to do with, or just want to make pureoverclock.cam be the #1 folding team in the world, spend the $10k+ to build a HPC (High-Performance Computer) and get 3 nVidia Teslas. Otherwise, stick to a gaming motherboard for gaming.

    /rant LOL

    Back on topic though, I'd go for 2 dual GPU cards and quadfire them, instead of having to spend the money to buy another whole computer system (didn't you just upgrade?) just for trying to figure out how to run 4 cards on your motherboard. It's more economical.
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