GeForce GTX 480 3-way SLI review
Posted by Hilbert Hagedoorn on: 04/29/2010 01:00 PM [ 0 comment(s) ]
The cards we'll be using today originate from the Dutch based Point of View, well at least two of them, plus one reference card from NVIDIA.
Above a mockup of the cards in SLI. You'll of course need a SLI compatible motherboard with at least three physical x16 slots each with dual slot spacing.
You top off the setup with the 3-way SLI connector, your motherboard manufacturer will (should) supply these with the motherboard. Right now the cards are position on an ASUS motherboard, but a bit later on we'll move them into a closed system with an eVGA X58 classified motherboard.
You will need some serious power supply juice as the requirements are sick. On a high-end system with these three cards you will top 1000 Watt of power consumption, needed are thee 8-pin PEG and three 6-pin PEG connectors.
Last photo. Let's head on over to the Guru testing zone ...
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