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Anyone Know why the NEW AMD 990FX won't SLI when they advertise it to????

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I have the mod drivers to get it to work but they suck and they seem to be the only ones that work! I would love to get it to work just like it was before my clean install, after re-installing windows I did install 275.33 and then 275.36 with modded .INF file to allow fo both SLI and Physx to work.

Nvidia was pumping out drivers every week and since the 990FX release not one and they are the problem not the chip-set as many have proven with the 890 chip-set! So if you have a way to install drivers (all) that will work other than this way please speak up
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THC_Butterz compiled a driver to allow SLI on the new 990FX motherboards. He put it up for download at here.

You can read the thread here. Good luck!
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The new 990FX boards can't do SLI out of the box? Call ASUS.
    
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The new 990FX boards can't do SLI out of the box? Call ASUS.
NO, I am not happy about it ether!!! I am very pissed. I did not want to have any patch work or driver mods as I always have to fiddle with setting or take one file out and move in another!!! I love the board but not ASUS right at the moment
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PLUS I am the BETA tester for this THC Butterz driver so don't tell me it works I already know lol, who do you think was the idiot that said I test it lol ME ME ME
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And this is why, ladies and gentlemen, we do research before buying.
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I think you need a certain driver version to run SLI
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And this is why, ladies and gentlemen, we do research before buying.
Actually this is exactly why I wait before buying new products, give it time to iron out any bugs. This is hardly the first time something like this has happened and it won't be the last
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I think you need a certain driver version to run SLI
yes you do and it was not released to the public only reviewers and they had said that it works great for a new SLI board never mentioning that they had a special version driver to make it work which will not be released to the public! Sorry to talk back to a mod but that is just wrong what they did
Edited by Bradford1040 - 6/19/11 at 6:20pm
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Thread cleaned. Keep on topic guys.

And yes, you need a specific driver for the 990FX boards apparently. The boards DO support SLI, and Nvidia does support those boards for SLI use. The problem, is that Nvidia hasn't released any new drivers yet, that have patched in that board.

Only real solution is the modded drivers posted above, or waiting for the official Nvidia drivers to be released.
 
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