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Hi. Im using a mac pro 1.1 right now and I'm planning to build a hackintosh to replace it. Now I'm struggling over getting a motherboard with 8 slots of memory so i can have 64gb of ram or get a motherboard that has 4 slots with 32gb or ram. I like gaming and i do some video rendering. I plan to use the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 4GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3-WAY SLI Gaming Graphics Card because its 3 graphics cards that are all the same model and are water cooled. Now just by looking at the motherboard that i already chose and the graphics cards. I know it will cover all the other PCIe ports on the motherboard making future upgrading in that area impossible. Should I stick with the current motherboard or should I look for another motherboard thats has its ports more spaced out for future upgrading.


graphic card:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TI8QR52/ref=s9_wish_gw_d3_g147_i3?ie=UTF8&colid=20VMI4G4G2VLP&coliid=I1J4EMWG8GNKKR&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=desktop-7&pf_rd_r=1C9JJSNPNRZ3ET7XZ82T&pf_rd_t=36701&pf_rd_p=2090148982&pf_rd_i=desktop

current motherboard of interest:
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0094ROHYK/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=20VMI4G4G2VLP&coliid=I3K0BTY55FCS2U
 

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Now I would have thought that you would be looking at the Asus X99-Deluxe and not a X79 board.

Why is that?

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I didn't do a lot of research into boards that have 8 ram slots that was compatible with hackintosh.

Would any Asus X99-Deluxe motherboard work or are only the once on this website compatible with hackintosh?
 
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