PCIe-8x usage on ASUS SLI boards

Martin Nilsson martin at gneto.com
Mon Dec 12 09:59:33 PST 2005

O. Hartmann wrote:
> Hello.
> My question may be a little bit cranky, but having low cost server in
> mind it may be of relevance.
> Is it possible to use the second 8x SLI slot on ASUS A8n-SLI
> Deluxe/Premium as a normal PCIe-8x slot with SLI enabled?

I don't know about the SLI but on the A8N-E it is possible to use the 
PCI-e16x slot for RAID and the PCI-e2x stot for graphics. In the end I 
choose a PCI graphics card instead as it produces less heat and I have 
no use for graphics at all.


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