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New Build with Asus SLI MATRIX 580GTX will it fit??

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September 16, 2011 2:12:36 AM

Okay, so here it is, would a sli Matrix 580GTX (triple slot) fit on a Maximus IV Extreme-z? If not what would be an ideal mobo for that set up? I'm looking for something with a z68 chipset, and what would be perfect is it would have an extra slot for a pci-e x4 ssd.

Here is the partial build:

Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SSD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Thanks :) 
September 16, 2011 4:07:44 AM

what is your total budget? what processor are you thinking of? do you have monitor(s)? Peripherals? you should get a bigger ssd 50gb is small and the new sandforce ssd's are faster than the one you posted and it used sata3.
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September 16, 2011 4:21:53 AM

arcadez said:
Okay, so here it is, would a sli Matrix 580GTX (triple slot) fit on a Maximus IV Extreme-z? If not what would be an ideal mobo for that set up? I'm looking for something with a z68 chipset, and what would be perfect is it would have an extra slot for a pci-e x4 ssd.

Here is the partial build:

Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SSD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Thanks :) 

Check this board down below for a board with decent PCI-E spacing.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Z68%20Extre... <----- here's another look at that board

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4272/asrock_z68_extrem... <----- review of that board with benchmarks

http://www.asrock.com/microsite/PCIe3/ <----- PCI-E 3.0 for Ivy Bridge and the new generation vid cards
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September 16, 2011 10:05:30 PM

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September 16, 2011 10:36:27 PM

Why_Me said:
Check this board down below for a board with decent PCI-E spacing.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Z68%20Extre... <----- here's another look at that board

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4272/asrock_z68_extrem... <----- review of that board with benchmarks

http://www.asrock.com/microsite/PCIe3/ <----- PCI-E 3.0 for Ivy Bridge and the new generation vid cards



You are awesome. I've never bought an asrock product before but I read the review & the info on the links you posted, and it sounds like I might just get this board.

The cool thing is that slots 1 and 3 are at x16/x16 that looks like a lot of space between. I guess my set up leaves me with x16/x8/x8 but that's not a problem as long as it all fits :) .

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