Is 790i ultra better than X-58???

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  1. scurvy

    scurvy So Cutesy Wootsy

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    from a purely Tri-SLI standpoint???

    cos X-58 does tri SLI at 16x 8x 8x. Just wondering does 790i Ultra do it at 16x 16x 16x?
     
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    Not all X48 does x16 + x8 + x8. The ones with the Nforce 200 bridgechip (like the eVGA X58 Classified) do all three slots at x16.
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    x48.. i think that's the 4th time i've seen you state that chipset lowfat.. .lol :p


    considering that even the top end single GPU cards still aren't fully capable of flooding the 16x pci-ex 1.0 standard...... that suggests that it isn't capable of doing that to a 8x pci-ex 2.0 port... so i wouldn't be at all concerned..

    Personally i would never touch a nforce board for at least 2 years or better..... i've continueously been burnt from my past purchased and sales of those boards...... near 100% failure rates..
     
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    :(

    Funny thing is unless you said something I doubt I would have ever noticed. :sigh:
     
  5. Syndicate2083

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    That sucks, it's been quite the opposite with me, the few times I've ventured into ATI land, nothing but failures.

    Weird how that can happen.
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    ATI motherboard chipsets?

    I don't put much faith into those either, although the Xpress 3200 are performing excellent and are very stable..... more then i can say about the nforce boards here...

    Typically i would crop it up to bad shipments or string or bad luck or going with the same retailer/supplier.... but it's evident just in the sheer wack of HP or other prebuilts that are failing left and right with nfroce 2/3/4/++++ boards..... just up and dieing for no reason or causing stability issues unable to be resolved.

    Same goes for the laptops with nvidie mobile GPUs..... i've now come across 2 of which just around here with failing GPUs ..... it's not a myth
     

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