x58a-ud5 and sli Tags: Motherboards Graphics Cards SLI PCI Express Product Last response: July 19, 2010 11:20 AM in Motherboards Share rogue woopa July 19, 2010 1:14:25 AM got a question about the x58a-ud5 it says it can do 3 way sli but this is quoted from gigabyte if you are installing two PCI Express graphics cards, it is recommended that you install them in the PCIEX16_1 and PCIEX16_2 slots well there first 3 pci x16 slots are right under each other well i want to sli a dual slot card theirs no way in hell i can put then in 1st and 2nd slot if there right under each other. so how does this work. do you put it in slot 1 then skip the 2nd and put the other card in the 3rd slot?? and if so will they both work at x16 or will the 2nd run at x8 here is a pic if you cant remember what the layout looks like More about : x58a ud5 sli bilbat a c 177 V Motherboard July 19, 2010 1:37:11 AM Two words: water cooling! rogue woopa July 19, 2010 1:54:29 AM no on air i was reading on one sight you skip the 2nd slot and use slot 3 instead but idk if that will let both cards run at x16 or not Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Lmeow a b V Motherboard a b U Graphics card July 19, 2010 11:20:25 AM I doubt GIGABYTE's ignorant enough to not realise the vast majority of graphic card are dual slot, try the first and third slots, it should work at x16/x16. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumX58A-UD3R vs X58A-UD5 ForumCan i run Sli with 1 gpu in 16x and 1 in 8x? Forum480 sli motherboard ForumNEw Build Thoughts and sugestions ForumClick here if your system won't boot or there is no video output ForumHomebrew Template ForumPower Supply Surges ForumBestConfigs - High-End Intel Gaming PC ForumAsus Xonar DX Switches OFF Randomly ForumNewbie trying to build a computer! ForumNew Gaming Build, suggestions please ForumRadeon 5850, Potential Issue or Inevitable? (FPS Issue) ForumNew mb for gamer ForumWhich is better memory More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !