You are not registered yet. Please click here to register!
[Anandtech.com] Four Multi-GPU Z77 Boards from $280-$350 - PLX PEX 8747 featuring Gigabyte, ASRock, ECS and EVGA - i4memory.com - different look at memory
i4memory.com - different look at memory
Home > Online > Reviews & News Online > [Anandtech.com] Four Multi-GPU Z77 Boards from $280-$350 - PLX PEX 8747 featuring Gigabyte, ASRock, ECS and EVGA
Tags Register Blogs FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 23-08-2012, 03:03 AM   #1
News
News Hound
News's PC Specs
 
Join Date: May 19 2008
Posts: 45,661
[Anandtech.com] Four Multi-GPU Z77 Boards from $280-$350 - PLX PEX 8747 featuring Gigabyte, ASRock, ECS and EVGA

With only sixteen PCIe 3.0 lanes available on a Z77 motherboard paired with an Ivy Bridge CPU, when we get to three or four-way GPU solutions these GPUs are itching to get more bandwidth.  The Z77 specification limits us to three GPUs anyway, at x8/x4/x4.  For some extra cost on the motherboard, we can add in a PLX PEX 8747 chip that effectively increases our PCIe 3.0 lane count, giving 32 PCIe 3.0 lanes overall.  Today we discuss this technology, and look at four motherboards on sale today that utilize this PLX chip - the Gigabyte G1.Sniper 3, the ASRock Z77 Extreme9, the ECS Z77H2-AX and the EVGA Z77 FTW.







More...
News is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
$280$350, 8747, anandtechcom, asrock, boards, ecs, evga, featuring, gigabyte, multigpu, pex, plx, z77


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools



All times are GMT +11. The time now is 02:54 AM.

no new posts