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Author Topic: Motherboard recommendation for i5 with 3x GPU?  (Read 991 times)
knite
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April 13, 2013, 09:33:55 PM
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I'm building a gaming desktop that will also be used for mining. I've picked up 3x 7950s for the GPUs, and will be going with an Intel i5 for the CPU.

I've done a lot of searching here, but all of the recommendations are for cheap boards being used for mining-only rigs.

Which motherboards are good for both "power user/gamer" use and mining use?
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April 14, 2013, 01:47:58 PM
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any z77 board can hold 3 video cards easily

If you still have extra money to burn, go for asus rog http://rog.asus.com/
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April 14, 2013, 08:01:02 PM
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your case is more important than the mobo. you will need a lot of fans to keep 3 7950 cool. Grin
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April 15, 2013, 12:47:01 AM
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your case is more important than the mobo. you will need a lot of fans to keep 3 7950 cool. Grin

gigabyte with 3 fans on the 7950 is the way to go then.
or maybe water cool it, pricey though
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