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bionil
2 Bronze

Aurora R4 GTX 590 SLI

Just Bought the new Aurora R4 had a question about the SLI compability with GTX 590's

  • Intel Core i7-3930K (Six Core, 12MB Cache) Overclocked up to 4.1Ghz
  • 16GB Quad Channel DDR3 at 1600MHz
  • 3GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
  • 1TB SATA 6Gb/s (7,200RPM) 32MB Cache
  • Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit, English, w/Media
  • 875W multi-GPU-capable power supply

Is it possible for it to run SLI? Iam ok with buying an extra power supply, anything for the dual gtx 590's.

I want them really bad, if no, please explain.

Thank You For Your TimeSmiley Happy

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Javik
2 Iron

Re: Aurora R4 GTX 590 SLI

We just discussed this, almost exact same thread title. Odd.

en.community.dell.com/.../19427827.aspx

Should've done more research before getting out the credit card. If dual 590 is really important to you, then you'll probably have to return the R4, and take the restocking fee hit.

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DaDAWG1
3 Silver

Re: Aurora R4 GTX 590 SLI

Yep, we just had the same discussion. If you can't live without dual 590's, check the outlet site for an AREA-51.

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bionil
2 Bronze

Re: Aurora R4 GTX 590 SLI

So, how come I can't do that on the Aurora r4?

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bionil
2 Bronze

Re: Aurora R4 GTX 590 SLI

I just called alienware support, told me I would need to buy a 1.1 power supply and I will be good on installing the two gtx 590's. And WILL NOT have any heating problems due to Aurora's r4 advanced chasis.

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C_ronic
4 Tellurium

Re: Aurora R4 GTX 590 SLI

seems like you got money to burn. If you are smart ull return it and buy an Origin PC. best of the best.

Alienware Aurora

i7 920@3.3ghz

ATi 6950 2GB @6970 Full Unlock

6GB Tri-Channel 1333mhz RAM

2x 500GB Barracuda HDD Raid 1

2x 60GB OCZ VERTEX 2 SSD Raid 0


 

 

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bionil
2 Bronze

Re: Aurora R4 GTX 590 SLI

Well I don't know what you guys did, but I just got my Aurora r4 and have gtx 590 working SLI, also installed the new 1. 1 power supply. No heating problems and perfectly working

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DaDAWG1
3 Silver

Re: Aurora R4 GTX 590 SLI

Huh? All the estimated delivery dates were for next year? How did you get the R4 already?  

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Re: Aurora R4 GTX 590 SLI

seems like you got money to burn. If you are smart ull return it and buy an Origin PC. best of the best.

 

+1 

if I had the cash, I would definitely go with Origin OC in a heartbeat!

 

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bionil
2 Bronze

Re: Aurora R4 GTX 590 SLI

Delivery date changed yesterday for today......

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