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    ROG Enthusiast Array Crash55 PC Specs
    Crash55 PC Specs
    MotherboardRampage V Edition 10
    ProcessorCore i7-6850K
    Memory (part number)G.Skill F4-3200C14Q-64GTZSW
    Graphics Card #1EVGA GTX 1080 FTW
    Graphics Card #2EVGA GTX 1080 FTW
    MonitorDell P2715Q
    Storage #1Intel 750 1.2 TB
    Storage #2Western Digital Black 2 TB
    CPU CoolerThermalright Le Grand Macho
    CasebeQuiet! Dark Base 900 Pro
    Power SupplyEVGA SuperNOVA 1200 P2
    Keyboard Logitech G11
    Mouse Logitech G502 Proteus Core
    Mouse Pad Steel Series 4HD
    Headset/Speakers Klipsch ProMedia Ultra 5.1
    OS Windows 10 Pro
    Network RouterD-Link DIR-655

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    ASUS Rampage V10 Edition - PCI Configuration Question

    Before I buy this board I want to ensure I get the components / configuration.

    I want to run two GTX 1080's and an NVMe drive. i7-6850k so a 40 lane CPU

    According to page 1-8 of the manual I should place the GPU's in slots PCIEX16/X8_1 and PCIEX16/X8_3 so both run at x16.

    The question how do I handle the NVMe drive. I would prefer the Intel 750 drive since it is available in 1.2TB size.
    This drive is available as a PCIe or U.2 drive. Which format should I get so that the GPU's still run at x16 or is that not even possible?
    Looking at the threads it appears that if i place it in slot PCIEX8_4 it causes issues and if I use the U.2 slot it also turns on the M.2 slot which drops slot 1 to x8.
    Is this true? Is it a design issue or something that will be fixed with a BIOS update?

    It appears though that if I buy a Samsung 950 and place it in the M.2 slot it won't effect the GPU's at all.

    What will the spacing be for the SLI connector on the GPU's? I want to buy a high speed bridge but need to know the spacing.
    Last edited by Crash55; 07-04-2016 at 09:36 PM.

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