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    Default So if I buy a third graphics card to do 3-way SLI...

    ...where am I supposed to get the 3-way bridge???

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    You don't need a bridge for SLI. This stopped being a necessity.

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    No you don't need one for SLI to work, but it is recommended. The purpose is to give the direct link between the two rather than relying on the motherboard to handle it.

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    Although, there is no triple SLI that I'm aware of.

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    Nov 12. 780i SLI chipset launch.

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    Odd, they're denying their asses off over at the SLI forums.

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    They can deny all you want, but how does that explain the three way bridge in the picture?

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    Oh, no doubt. That blows the whole "the third card is for physics" thing out of the water though.

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    With triple SLI forget putting any other add on card in the computer, so forget any RAID or Sound card. If I am building such a 133t system then I would have to have both.

    I think a new form factor motherboard size needs to be introduced that has room for 2 or 3 more slots and a couple more rear plane device out connectors. But then new cases will have to be introduced, too.
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    Don't give them more slots. Both ATI and Nvidia are already testing 6-way configurations.

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