ah i was hoping to see a price for the motherboard. Another thing i was wondering what you guys think. if you get the first boards to come out for a new technology dos'nt that usally mean theres gonna be alot of bugs with the first board of it's kind along with an added pricetag? where as a few months later you may be able to spend less and get a much better board? I rember buying a asus p5wd2-e premium when the pentium D's came out. i spent 350 bucks on new egg and thee board was really junk.
1x with one, 2x with two, 2.8x with 3. Noticeable,somewhat, for the price your probably better off with 1 card then 3, and two might just be bread and butter, but 3 is definitely bragging rights. Yet i heard 3 280's at max resolution at 2560 by 1600 max settings all on very high still could not run crysis, ran at 20fps. So worth the gains, possibly in other games a slight gain.
[citation][nom]calamit[/nom]but with SLi aren't the gains beyond a third card negligible to the point where you get zero real world gains?[/citation]
No, he specifically said with the special Lucid Hydra Chip, which would make SLI useful. It is not standard SLI, it is a new tech that, as stated, makes it worth having (At least according to the demos they have given) with near linear performance increases.