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ASUS P5N-D SLI compatible?

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April 8, 2008 5:22:24 PM

Is Asus P5N-D fully SLI compatible? will it run two GPU's both on PCI-E 16x?
Will two 9800GTX's fit in there? (the salesman told me that they wont fit...)
thanks in advacne!
April 8, 2008 5:59:16 PM

Yes, it is SLI compatable and it will run both cards at PCI-E 16x. I see no reason why 2 9800GTX's will not fit.
April 8, 2008 7:19:56 PM

OK thanks alot , I dont see why the salesaman told me that..maybe they didnt know :D 
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April 11, 2008 12:11:37 PM

Can anyone tell me in 100% that the ASUS P5N-D SLI is capable of running
two video cards in PCI-E 16x?
The reference nvidia chipset (nForce 750i SLI MCP) is only capable of 2x8x PCI-E...
April 13, 2008 5:17:10 PM

OK with that sorted , is this MOBO any good?
February 23, 2009 5:58:14 PM

I have been using it for about 2 months now with no problems. HOWEVER, SLI is really really tight with two 9800 GTX+s. I mean tight tight. I can barely get my finger between the two card.

FURTHERMORE -- When you throw in a second card you will need a PCI SATA adapter because the second card completely covers the onboard SATA ports.
December 16, 2009 7:24:16 PM

I know this thread is a bit stale, but I have the P5N-D with a GTS-250 installed (same form factor as the 9800 GTX+). Aiktroyw - how does the tight fit affect cooling for one or both video cards?
December 16, 2009 7:47:27 PM

I've had no cooling issues with either of the installed 9800s. However, the card which is closer to the NB runs a little hotter. These cards fans offer plenty of cooling and when the fans are spun up to 75-80% its loud.... One interesting issue with my cards is once they spin up the stay at that speed until I reboot. I installed Riva Tuner and now use custom profiles to manage my fan speeds.
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January 7, 2010 9:27:35 PM

I have two Gts 250's on my P5N-D, only issue is the SATA connectors are in the way, four are provided and two are useable with SLI with my Cards
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