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Is Gtx 760 2 way sli on msi z97s sli krait edition possible ?

Hey I wanted to know if i can use 2 way sli with gtx 760s on the msi z97s sli krait edition?
I know that it supports sli . But wanted to check if it has the right pci slots,etc

i had initially thought of getting msi z97 gaming 5 or msi z97gd65. But both are out of my budget so i found a cheaper alternative that looks as good as the gaming series and almost has similar specs
http://www.msi.com/product/mb/Z97S-SLI-Krait-Edition.html#hero-overview

Thats the link for the motherboard

the cpu i have is i7 4790
and my graphics card is
http://www.flipkart.com/zotac-nvidia-geforce-gtx-760-amp-2-gb-graphics-card/p/itmdmtccburfhutz

Thanks
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  1. Best answer
    Yes it will. The Krait switches the PCIe slots to 8x/8x mode with two cards. Had it been 8x/4x the answer would be no because the 4x speed would limit the second card.

    Make sure you have a good PSU. You're looking at a 700 watt (or greater) quality PSU.
  2. I don't see why not, so long as you have the requisite 700w psu.
    Me, I would use a single strong card instead if that is an option.
  3. barto said:
    Yes it will. The Krait switches the PCIe slots to 8x/8x mode with two cards. Had it been 8x/4x the answer would be no because the 4x speed would limit the second card.

    Make sure you have a good PSU. You're looking at a 700 watt (or greater) quality PSU.


    Thanks so if even if it switches to 8x/8x mode for 2 cards it wont affect performance or limit its performance ?
    And is this any different from the way the other msi z97 cards i have mentioned handle 2 cards(8x/8x) ?
    And yeah im getting a good psu
    getting the Seasonic m12ii 750Bronze Evo Edition
  4. geofelt said:
    I don't see why not, so long as you have the requisite 700w psu.
    Me, I would use a single strong card instead if that is an option.


    I've already bought one card. Planning to buy the second one in a few month's time
  5. Stephen Prabhu said:
    Thanks so if even if it switches to 8x/8x mode for 2 cards it wont affect performance or limit its performance ?
    And is this any different from the way the other msi z97 cards i have mentioned handle 2 cards(8x/8x) ?
    And yeah im getting a good psu
    getting the Seasonic m12ii 750Bronze Evo Edition


    No. Like I said, 4x will limit the performance of an Nvidia card. No, there isn't any difference between motherboards in performance.

    Glad to know you're getting a solid PSU.
  6. barto said:
    Stephen Prabhu said:
    Thanks so if even if it switches to 8x/8x mode for 2 cards it wont affect performance or limit its performance ?
    And is this any different from the way the other msi z97 cards i have mentioned handle 2 cards(8x/8x) ?
    And yeah im getting a good psu
    getting the Seasonic m12ii 750Bronze Evo Edition


    No. Like I said, 4x will limit the performance of an Nvidia card. No, there isn't any difference between motherboards in performance.

    Glad to know you're getting a solid PSU.


    Alright thanks!
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