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Installing SLI after the fact on P8P67 Pro

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I am going to be installing a second GTX 580 here in a couple days, but I keep reading reports of people having to reinstall Windows in order to get SLI to showup in control panel with this motherboard. My current windows installation was performed with bios 1502. Was this problem limited to bios 1305 and lower or is this still going to be an issue? Has anyone succesfully added a second card on this board after windows was already installed and had it work properly without a reinstall of windows?
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I don't have that mobo, so I can't comment on that. All I had to do was uninstall and reinstall the Nvidia driver to get SLI to work.
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Thanks, anyone else actually upgrade to SLI on my particular board?
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Ive not heard much about it so just go for it and if it doesn't work, reinstall windows and see if it does.

A reinstallation really isn't much to the guys on this forum. Pretty standard to be honest.

If your BIOS revision is newer than those who are reporting the problem, hopefully ASUS sorted it.
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