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not impressive at all and the PCIe layout looks funky.
 

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Yea, this looks rather goofy. There were some rumors on the [H] a while ago talking about the 780i. Evidently the bios is really clunky and CPU support was sketchy on their reference board they received. We'll see when they ship...
 
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Tri-SLI = 4 x16 slots
SLi = 3 x16 slots..

Ok...am I missing something? You know..like when were there other cards that used x16 slots?..
 
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Tri-SLI = 4 x16 slots
SLi = 3 x16 slots..

Ok...am I missing something? You know..like when were there other cards that used x16 slots?..
Physics, raid, sound cards are starting to, things like that. Tri-Sli.....3 cards in Sli.
 
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Physics, raid, sound cards are starting to, things like that. Tri-Sli.....3 cards in Sli.
Without being funny...they use PCI-E x1...so why not put x1 slots on instead of another x16 which takes up more room?
 
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Without being funny...they use PCI-E x1...so why not put x1 slots on instead of another x16 which takes up more room?
idk they're weird like that. I think some physics use x8....I guess they were like "ah what the hell let's just put it there"
 

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Without being funny...they use PCI-E x1...so why not put x1 slots on instead of another x16 which takes up more room?
Many RAID controllers use more than 1x. From 4x all the way to 16x.