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Help deciding on a mobo for 3-way SLI

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September 27, 2011 9:59:25 PM

As the title says, I'm stuck on which board I should get. I definitely plan on running 3 570's in sli, I might even get a fourth for quad sli later down the road. Which board is going to be the best for me with room for my cards. Money isn't a problem. I'll also be running an i5 2500k.

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September 28, 2011 3:46:03 AM

The example motherboard that @slcmike linked to doesn't support 3-way SLI.

Motherboards that support 3-way SLI will include a 3-way SLI Bridge. Those that don't won't have one.

Intel Z68 Express Chipset motherboards that support 3-way SLI:

EVGA Z68 FTW 160-SB-E689-K2 for $299.99
Includes 2-way SLI Bridge and 3-way SLI Bridge
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

EVGA Z68 FTW 160-SB-E689-KR for $249.99
Includes 2-way SLI Bridge and 3-way SLI Bridge
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z for $334.99
Includes 1 x 3-Way SLI bridge(s) and 1 x SLI bridge(s)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD7-B3 for $349.99
Includes 2-way SLI Bridge and 3-way SLI Bridge
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASRock Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 for $279.99
NVIDIA NF200 Chip Onboard
Supports NVIDIA Quad SLI , 3-Way SLI and SLI
Includes 1 x 3-Way SLI bridge(s) and 1 x SLI bridge(s)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Intel P67 Express Chipset motherboards that support 3-way SLI:

EVGA P67 FTW 160-SB-E679-K2 for $269.99
Includes 2-way SLI Bridge and 3-way SLI Bridge
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

EVGA P67 FTW 160-SB-E679-KR for $249.99
Includes 2-way SLI Bridge and 3-way SLI Bridge
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS P8P67 WS REVOLUTION for $245.99
3-Way/2-Way Geforce SLI
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS MAXIMUS IV EXTREME (REV 3.0) for $309.99 - Intel P67
Includes 1 x 3-Way SLI bridge(s) and 1 x SLI bridge(s)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD7-B3 for $299.99
Includes 2-way SLI Bridge and 3-way SLI Bridge
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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September 28, 2011 5:39:44 AM

Best answer selected by Eriom.
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September 28, 2011 5:50:51 PM

...my bad that board does crossfire 3-way only. I looked at it only for a second sorry mate!
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