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Can an ASUS Maximus VII support 3 graphics cards?

Q: Can an ASUS Maximus VII support 3 graphics cards?

I have an ASUS maximus VII here that I have been very happy with so far. By far one of my favorite boards to date. I am running dual GTX 780s on it and am looking to expand to 3gtx 780s..... It LOOKS like there is about a spare 6mm of clearance left over id I were to install a 3d card, but before I go drop another $450 I am hoping someone can tell me if the board will actually support 3way SLI. I cant think of why it wouldn't, but $450 is not a small amount to be doing an experiment.

I appreciate the support!

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A: Can an ASUS Maximus VII support 3 graphics cards?

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What is the second card you are trying to add? Do you have a 6-pin power connector connected to it, if it needs one?
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It could be that it gets put to sleep for no good reason (it happens), try the following:

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I have one more option
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Intel Motherboard D915GAV

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Newegg has a large variety of PCI cards.

Here they are, cheapest to most expensive. - Computer Hardware,Video Cards & Video Devices,Desktop Graphics / Video Cards,PCI

You generally want something with DirectX 10.1. Any that do that are guaranteed to be good for Aero. DX9 is good too, but I see no sense in that.
So I advise DX10.1.

Have a look at this:
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A:Asus k42j graphic cards

Quote: Originally Posted by sodid

hello please help me,
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Anybody? This problem is getting on my nerves. $220NZD for each of these cards and they cant even sustain gameplay at stock clocks. Also should mention i am using the latest 11.6 drivers from ATI and the problem occurd when i was using the 11.4 previews aswell.
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A:Multiple Graphic Cards, Still freezes and Crashes Asus CM6830

Have you updated the current drivers?

No... You need to uninstall Ati Drivers, and install Nvidia ones. Else you will have issues like these.
Best buy is too dumb to see the difference between AMD and Nvidia.
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A:Asus Technical Support

I guess no one knows about such a site
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I don't think any of the motherboard manufacturers will win any support awards. You just have to hope you can avoid their customer support entirely.

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A:ASUS A7V333 support...

Maybe this is what you are looking for ...

Asus A7V333-X

or this ...

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A:Two Graphics Cards

I haven't had a great deal of experience with SLI myself but I can answer some of your questions to a certain degree. I am sure someone with far more knowledge will come along at some point.

1) From what I have seen in general, unless you are running two high end cards in SLI it is generally better to upgrade a single card for a better, single card. Of course, if you upgrade your cards aswell that will give an even better boost however it will double the cost.

2) Yes, both cards have to be the same.

3) Yes

4) Is your motherboard running an NVidia chipset? I don't know if it has changed but it always used to be the case that to use SLI you need an NVidia chipset.

SLI is the name given to NVidia method of running two cards, ATI use Crossfire which is essentially the same thing.
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Did you add another 8400 GT? Did you buy a SLI bridge and use it?
Nothing will happen if you change that, but you should do it nonetheless, may cut a second or two off your boot time.
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A:Two Graphics Cards

Do you have the right drivers installed for each card?

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A:Graphics Cards

Actually, i think that guy was just trying to be smart.

Need to know if your graphic card is a AGP slot or a PCI slot.

You actually need not do any setting as i believe the graphic card comes with a CD installer!

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A:Graphics Cards

You'll only get a benefit in performance if the video cards are in SLI(Nvidia) or Crossfire(ATI) configurations. In SLI or Crossfire the cards combine to improve performance and/or quality. Otherwise using two video cards results in each card being treated individually and in gaming only one card is used - a setup like this in only useful to run multiple monitors and has zero performance gains.
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Depends on:
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A:Graphics Cards Help

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256 MB
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A:which of these three graphics cards

For a PCI video card, you should choose between a Radeon x1300 PCI or a Radeon x1550 PCI.
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Also want two ports on the card, a VGA and a DVI so I can hook up two monitors and spread my flight sim X across it.