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Cheapest board that can drive four GPU's?

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a b V Motherboard
July 7, 2012 5:13:23 AM

I plan on making a GPU folding@home rig, but I need a motherboard that can drive four GPU's. Remember, the board doesn't have to be crossfire/sli capable, it just has to have four pcie slots.


Should I go AMD for this route?


July 7, 2012 6:24:53 PM

Yes AMD is the cheapest and safest way...To get 4 PCIe cards working properly with intel you'll need an X79 motherboards, which are the most Expensive right now
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a b V Motherboard
July 7, 2012 6:35:02 PM

I'm just not sure if 4 gts450's will fit. Microcenter has a good deal if you purchase a cpu (1045t) and board.


Gigabyte 990fxa-ud3?
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a b V Motherboard
July 8, 2012 5:00:42 AM

Due to the slot layout, I don't think 4 GTS 450's would fit.

But I guess the GA 990fxa ud5 might.


Also you'd need an ATX case with 8 expansion slots!

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a b V Motherboard
July 8, 2012 5:52:00 AM

Who says I'm going to run this in a case? :p 


Any other boards? :( 
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