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    What motherboard has the largest gap between PCI-E slots?

    I'm looking to install 2x 7800512GTX's but due to the fact they use dual slot coolers things get a little tight . What board has the largest gap between slots. I want to be able to add a PCI sound card or maybe water cooling.
    I'm sure I've seen an image of a DFI sli bridge that has a longer sli bridge somewhere but I can't remember where I've seen it any ideas?

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    The Asus A8N-SLI has a pretty sizeable gap. Twice as big as most.
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    I currently use an A8N-SLi Premium and have tried an A8n32-Deluxe. I was just wondering if there's any other solution from another company?

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    I think the DFI SLI-DR Expert has a pretty big gap as it was redesigned from the SLI-DR to improve any faults in it. Unfortunately its not the most stable of boards at the moment and there appear to be a lot of bios issues with it.

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    The Expert has most of the bugs fixed and now most peeps are pretty damn happy clocking away on them
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    DFI Expert, or A8N32 are the biggest i think.

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    Used the A8N32-SLI with a dual-slot card (Asus 7800GT Dual) - with two of those in place, no room for any PCI soundcard (you only have a spare PCIex4 or x1 slot, I forget which).

    Get the MSI K8N Diamond Plus - you can use two dual-slot cards and stll use the PCI slot at the very bottom. Much better layout.

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