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    Foxconn Quantum Force Inferno Katana

    Multi-GPU Scorecard
    Index:  3.00
    Optimized: 2x
    Max Support: 3x
    The Inferno Katana is another very pretty motherboard from the Foxconn Quantum Force line.  What makes this board special is not the color, but the chipset.  Intel’s P55 chipset takes a different approach to PCI Express by moving the PCI Express controller from the primary chipset to the CPU.  What this does is allows Intel to produce a much simpler chipset and make the entire platform a little more affordable.
    The slot layout almost mimics the Intel chipset diagram with the topmost PCI Express slots either being 16x with a single card or 8x each with 2 cards installed.  The very last slot is hardwired to 4x and gets its bandwidth from the P55 chipset instead of the processor.