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I have two MSI lightnings that i want to connect in SLI, the manual doesn't really come with any information and I am new to SLI.

There are two places to connect the SLI Bridge Ribbon Cable.
I assume there are two so that you can daisy chain?

Is one meant to be in an in vs an out, or does it not matter? no real documentation provided with the cards, figured i'de ask here before i checked their site. thanks
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It's best to use the ones that are closest to the back of the case (closest to the expansion slot brackets) using one SLI bridge.
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Just connect it to either one (same one on both of them), they both do the same thing - they have special 3 way and 4 way sli bridges if your motherboard supports it.
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lol yeah my board supports up to three way, i only have two, i got like 6 ribbon cables, two each with two of my graphic cards, one sli, and one crossfire with my motherboard, plus a little pcb with 6 connectors on it for three way sli i guess its kinda confusing me lol don't even know where i would mount this litlte pcb there are no mounting holes or anything lol, but good thing i dont need it.

thanks guys
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