What's the best LGA2011 socket motherboard having 7 or 8 PCI-E x16 slot?

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Can you guys help me to find the best LGA2011 socket motherboard having 7 or 8 PCI-E x16 slot?
Thank you.
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  1. Oh o.k. well no need to be sorry it's no problem.You'll need to wait for more replies though.
  2. Anyone help me please
  3. If you just need the sockets to be x16, then the ASUS P9X79E WS board is the only way to go.
    link: http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P9X79E_WS/

    Unfortunately the black slots are only x8, so there is no direct successor to the P6T7 WS supercomputer boards.
  4. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157327&Tpk=x79%20extreme11

    This board has 7 PCI-e x16 lanes and includes 2 bridges to run 4-way
    SLI or CrossFire at x16.
  5. I believe the only boards that will suit are the asus rampage VI and the asrock extreme11? Please correct me if I'm wrong?

    May I ask why you need this config?
  6. http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/X99%20WS-E10G/
    The best motherboard currently with 7 PCIe 3.0 x16 slots. Can support 4-way sli/crossfire with x16, x16, x16, x16 mode or run x8 at all if all slots populated.
  7. You cannot 'sli' more than 4 cards (at the moment) so it's useless for games etc. Avoid it unless you need single machine High Performance CUDA for cad/rendering/media/number crunching. (stand alone mining ASIC units are much cheaper than these monsters for bit-mining)

    There are only two options and you better be sitting down as they are both expensive ($3-5k expensive)

    1)
    https://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/Xeon/C600/X9DRG-OF-CPU.cfm
    Supermicro X9DRG supports 8 way Tesla/Titan/GTX cards and draws 4KW at the wall...
    It's a propreitary size and is cheaper off bought in a barebones system:
    https://www.supermicro.com/products/system/4U/4027/SYS-4027GR-TR.cfm

    These are what Nvidia use to make their VCA/GRID GPU super computers with:
    http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object/visual-computing-appliance-uk.html

    2)
    http://www.tyan.com/solutions/TYAN_GPU_computing_platforms.html

    Tyan have a few different configurations for 8-way GPU machines.

    if your budget will stretch, you can fit 6 cards in a red harbringer case, and using pci-e extenders on the aforementioned Asus X99-WS board. If you use dual gpu cards (590gtx, 690GTX, Titan-Z) you can get 12 gpu's working together on a budget.

    Hope this helps
    Andy.
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