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Old 09-26-11, 08:40 AM Thread Starter   #1
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ASUS Matrix GTX 580 Platinum Video Card Review



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The ASUS Matrix GTX 580 Platinum will be reviewed today. Part of ASUS' Republic of Gamers lineup, this product is full of features and looks like it should satisfy both the extreme overclocker and the gamer.
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Old 09-26-11, 09:17 AM   #3
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I would have jumped on this card if it weren't for it taking 3 slots on it's own.

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Thanks all. The three slot cooler is drawback but it is definitely worth it if you got the room.
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Great review. It is a beast of a card.
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Old 09-26-11, 10:01 AM   #7
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Can anyone tell me if you can run this in SLI on the ASUS Maximus IV Extreme?
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Yep, there's just enough room. You would use the top slot and the 4th slot (x8).

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Great review bmwbaxter!

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Can anyone tell me if you can run this in SLI on the ASUS Maximus IV Extreme?
Yep, use slot #'s 1 & 4.

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Nice write up Ben!

Now, FREEZE THAT THING!

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Nice write up Ben!

Now, FREEZE THAT THING!
plan to mid October.

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plan to mid October.
Matrix's are truly a joy to freeze. Be sure to let us know what your card can do as well.

Speaking of, I need to freeze mine again soon.

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Can anyone tell me if you can run this in SLI on the ASUS Maximus IV Extreme?
Yes mate
The board you ask about is an ROG board

The matrix card is an ROG card

So they test their card on their boards
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Yes mate
The board you ask about is an ROG board

The matrix card is an ROG card

So they test their card on their boards
This question was already answered. Also I believe that he was asking about having enough room since it was a 3
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It's a 3 Plate card, but is only 2 and half slots wide across the card/cooler.

I run two of these matrix cards on an asus rampage 3 (another ROG board)

The issue is the case size, not the board, and how close the psu sits to the board edge

As in sli you will use slots 1 and 3, not 1 and 4 as stated above.

You could try slot 4 but unless you got a massive case you'll bottom out on the psu

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I don't think you are counting the PCIe x1 slot as the 2nd slot. It's impossible to use slots 1 and 3 because the Matrix takes up 3 slots, you have to use slots 1 & 4 or 1 & 5. However, if you use 1 & 5, then the headers along the bottom of the mobo will be covered up.

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