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Old 06-21-2012, 06:48 AM   #1
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Default help!!!!! some advice needed

hi people,
new to this so here goes..

im just looking in to just squeezing alittle more out of system. its 3-4 years old now.

i have an asus maximus extreme mobo, just wondering weather i can run 3 graphics cards on this board. there is a spare slot i just not sure weather it will support.

secondly if it does except 3 cards, can i do the following?
im running 2 ati 3870's in crossfire. im wondering if a ati 3870x2 and 2 of ati 3870 would crossfire.

this would be three graphics cards but quad gpu....

any ideas..

mobo details can anyone comfirm weather 3 graphics cards can be used

Expansion Slots 3 x PCIe x16 slot, support dual PCIe2.0 x16 or 1x PCIe2.0 x16, dual x8 speed
2 x PCIe x1, PCIex1_1 (black) is compatible with audio slot
2 x PCI 2.2

system maximus extreme mobo
core 2 quad Q6600 @ 3.5 ghz
8 gig 1600mhz corsair
500 gig hd
2 ati hd 3870

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Old 06-21-2012, 10:31 AM   #2
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Default Re: help!!!!! some advice needed

It may support 3 cards (I'm not too sure if I'm honest), but if you're really wanting a good upgrade you'd be best going for a newer card, rather than getting another old card
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