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Alright so I got my second today plugged it in and pc boots up just fine go to enable sli screen goes black and nothing. So i tried each card seperately for about an hour and they both work flawless. Re-install both cards enable sli black screen. Uninstall driver reinstall disable hd3000 to my sandy bridge enable sli sorta works, I have to go into device manager and disable second card which has error code 43 and re-enable but then sli works fine. I'm completely stumped =[
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Bump so you can hopefully get your issue resolved! Goodluck!
 
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Thank you! I actually fixed it by reinstalling windows lol, I know its a little dramatic to just reinstall windows to fix something but I really wanted to see these things run!!!!

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In case your curious, I had the exact same problem a few days ago, and I tried so many things and nothing worked. I searched lots of forums and found quite a few people mentioning the problem, but eventually I stumbled across a solution:

1. Uninstall the existing Drivers, Shutdown.
2. Take out the GFX card in the secondary slot.
3. Reboot with one card, Install Drivers, Shutdown.
4. Put in the Second GFX card again, reattach SLI Bridge.
5. Reboot, wait about 2 mins for windows to finally install drivers for second GFX card.
6. Go to Nvidia control panel, and change the resolution to 1024x768.
7. Enabl SLI within Nvidia control panel.
8. Change back to desired resolution.

Worked perfectly for me, was about to reinstall windows too
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Thank you sir, I'm going to write this down in case it happens again! lol
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