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    X38/X48 board with 4 x 16x PCI-E?

    Looking for a DDR2 X38 or X48 board with 4 PCI-E 16x slots......2 of those slots can be only 8x electrically connected.

    Anyone seen such a beast? Only thing I have seen so far is an x58 board and don't want to upgrade to i7 yet!
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    Re: X38/X48 board with 4 x 16x PCI-E?

    Not seen one how about an Nvidia 790i though..

    Oh and why!? lol

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    Re: X38/X48 board with 4 x 16x PCI-E?

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    Looking for a DDR2 X38 or X48 board with 4 PCI-E 16x slots......2 of those slots can be only 8x electrically connected.
    not enough PCI-E lanes in the chipset, they would need to add another PCI-E lane controller to get that many.

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    Re: X38/X48 board with 4 x 16x PCI-E?

    As Buff said I think the chipset max is 3, ive certainly not seen any with more than that.

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