Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Need help with your computer or device? Want to learn new tech skills? You're in the right place!
Geeks to Go is a friendly community of tech experts who can solve any problem you have. Just create a free account and post your question. Our volunteers will reply quickly and guide you through the steps. Don't let tech troubles stop you. Join Geeks to Go now and get the support you need!

How it Works Create Account

Can Dell's New Workstation 3660 run two GPUs ?

  • This topic is locked This topic is locked



    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts

I am looking to buy new Dell workstation 3660 with i-7, 12700 CPU.
I would like to run a minimun of 8 Monitors.
This workstation has only following slots.
One PCIe x16 Gen5
One PCIe x4 Gen4
One PCIe x4 Gen3
When configuring on their website it allows me to install Two Nvidia T1000 GPUs & each has 4 miniDP ports so two will run 8 monitors.


But i-7 cpu supports only 20 PCIe lanes & each T1000 GPU requires 16 lanes.
So how Dell will put two GPUs & will they drive eight 24" monitors ( 1920x1200 ) ?
There is one open end x4 slot so will they put it there & if yes what about only 20 PCIe lanes for two GPUs ?

Thank You

Attached Thumbnails

  • PCIe Slots = Dell 3660.png
  • 3660t.jpg
  • 3660t - 2.jpg
  • Dual Nvidia T-1000.png

Edited by dan99t, 07 June 2022 - 01:23 AM.

  • 0




    Member 3k

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,996 posts

Pretty sure you would need a motherboard designed to run two Intel Xeon's, instead of an Intel Core CPU.


I'd call Dell and tell them what you need.

  • 0



    Mechanised Mod

  • Global Moderator
  • 24,871 posts


Same thread post and replied to on multiple forums yesterday where most have yet to receive any reply back from the OP.


Closing this thread to avoid any more of helpers time being wasted.

  • 1

Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP