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! m 0 l 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 m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGigabyte x58a-ud5 - which DIMM slots to use? Forum SolvedSOLVED ;Gigabyte x58A-UD5 rev 2 - i7 950 wont boot. Forum Detecting DRAM Size no matter what I do! X58a-UD5 Forum SATA3 and Gigabyte X58A-UD5 Forum Gigabyte X58A-UD5 and northbridge cooling Forum X58A-UD3R vs X58A-UD5 Forum Gigabyte x58a-ud5 vs asus p6t deluxe v2 Forum SolvedBest monitor for GTX 970 SLI? Forum SolvedDifference between GTX 970 and 970 SLi? Forum SolvedGTX 970 or 770 SLI? Forum SolvedGtx 970 SLI questions Forum SolvedGTX 760 SLI on a 700 watt PSU Forum SolvedSLI Bridge not recognized Forum SolvedDual SLI MSI GTX 770 TF 4gb or Titan Black (base $999 model)? Forum SolvedGTX 760 SLI Power consumption Forum Solved4690K + Dual-SLI 980 = Bottleneck? Forum SolvedSli help plz gtx 560 ti Forum SolvedGTX 970 sli 4k capable PC build? Forum SolvedGtx 970 Sli Brand + gtx 980 ti ? soon Forum SolvedIs 970 sli worth the extra money? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !