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Ok.. I have a 790gx g65 motherboard and I want to participate in chimp challenge. Right now I have a 4870, but ati cards are terrible at folding. I'm thinking about popping in my 2 old 8800gts 320mb, will it function on the board? Thanks.
    
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It'll work just fine. As long as its a PCIe slot, it'll work. thumb.gif

You could potentially SLI on that board too using the SLI hack (assuming matching cards).
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SLI patch is only needed to SLI the cards, you don't need it to fold.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Saffah;13460344 
SLI Patch smile.gif

Don't need it for just folding, but that would enable SLI if the cards match. smile.gif
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just providing the link lol
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it works on my asus p5q pro with gtx 260 sli
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Does applying the sli patch brick the motherboard?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by daydream99;13461089 
Does applying the sli patch brick the motherboard?

No, definitely not. It's just a driver hack is all.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;13461115 
No, definitely not. It's just a driver hack is all.
All right! I'll give it a try right now. I'm hoping the ppd's are right, around 8k for both cards. Should I fold with sli enabled?
    
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