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DirectCU II SLI on Maximus IV Extreme-Z

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November 6, 2011 3:56:11 AM

Hey Friends.

I am new in this great fourms. and i need some help so..
at first, i build my new gaming PC and i have a small Sli problem.
because i'm new on SLI
I like Asus products so i'm thinking about this Hardware


Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z // 'For Intel Core i5 2500K'
2X Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II

NOW my main Question is:-

(( If i buy two GTX 570 sli . and in the near future i like to add another one
to be on 3-WAY for max Preference
i Read on many website > the DirectCU II Cards take 3 slots places !!
and 3-way bridge need an Mobo that allow it!!

can Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z allow me to make Sli Bridge of 3 GTX 570 DirectCU II???


Thanks all.


November 6, 2011 7:26:34 AM

+1 for above thing.
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November 6, 2011 3:44:22 PM

Thanks you werner123

i feel i now understand what you mean.

so.. 2 Cards in SLI (Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II) will be enough for "Extreme Gaming settings"

with this HW

CPU - Intel Core i5 2500K
CPU Cooling - Corsair Hydro H100 Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
PSU - Corsair HX1000W
Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z
Asus GTX 570 DirectCU-II SLI
Memory - Corsair Vengeance-8gb ddr3-memory (CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8)


is that a good idea for NOW ?

Thanks.
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November 7, 2011 5:42:23 PM

Yeah of course.
i'm running with Samsung T240 @ 1920X1200. i feel that will be Extreme Look
and about AMD or Nvidia. maybe i'm with Nvidia. :D 
i like the GTX 570, 580 DCII. Amazing card
Thank you so much werner123 and any suggestion about my rig i'm ready
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November 8, 2011 9:36:09 AM

570 SLI is a beast setup but remember that games like metro 2033 and crysis (maybe BF3 tooo)eat up 1400mb+ VRAM when maxed out on 1080p.i tested metro 2033 personally and almost 1400+mb was used.
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November 14, 2011 11:02:17 PM

Best answer selected by SamiZF.
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November 14, 2011 11:05:43 PM

yes hellfire, werner123, thanks and i almost finished my rig
just a little things and everything will be ok. so I'll stay in touch
thanks all of you
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