Originally Posted by Bah!
That's what I did on my X58 SLI board. The difference between 16/16/ and 16/8 was so minimal that it wasn't worth slapping the cards in right next to each other.
On as side note, my cards have settled in nicely temp wise. When I first put them in they idled at 44 and 41 (72f ambient) and now at the same ambient they are at 41 and 39.
I'm glad EVGA included a long Tri-SLi bridge with my mobo otherwise I would have never made the stretch.