Asus New Motherboard Supports Seven PCI-E x16 Cards

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domih2009

It would be great if Maximum PC could compare this:

ASUS P6T7 WS Supercomputer LGA 1366 Intel X58
Intel Core i7-975 Extreme Edition Bloomfield 3.33GHz (or whatever)
PNY Quadro FX5600 1.5GB GDDR3 600Mhz DualDVI PCI-E x16 (or equivalent)
3 x eVGA GeForce GTX 295 CO-OP 1792MB DDR3 PCI-E (or equivalent)
Leadtek's WinFast PxVC1100 / Canopus' FIRECODER Blu
TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress + Toshiba's SpursEngine plug-in (*)

To a professional encoding farm.

(*) See http://tmpgenc.pegasys-inc.com/en/product/te4xp_spurs.html

Note: As far as I know Sorenson Squeeze does not have CUDA nor SpursEngine plug-ins :-(

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whitneymr

Lets see 7 GTX 295's for 14 F@H clients at once. :-) There's just the small issue of paying for it.

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Lord Omega

If you were to put 7 single slot nvidia cards (like 7 9800GTs :D) and fold with them your going to have a hell of of a machine (and no sli because folding cannot use SLI or xfire)

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Devo85x

The only thing I can think to do with this board (other than what is sugested by MaxPC) is to put a TON of HDDs or SSDs in a huge RAID array... as for the dude who is thinking about 7 video cards, no game can use that many GPUs, as for apps... maby if you ran F@H?...

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nekollx

Why not all of the above

Tri SLI for Gaming

dedicated PhysX card

and 3 GPUs for Folding at home...

All at the same time.

Crysis at 60FPS+physics WHILE Folding.

 

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Videogamer3211

Really,where can you find a cpu that could handle 7 video cards! And besides, who needs 7 of them anyways. It is a nice concept though.....Hey! They Probably made this for windows 7!

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nekollx

 yes but can it play Crysis (cause you knwo workstation boards and consumer boards don't always get along at the application level)

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