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I bought a new 560 ti from best buy

found cheaper used one on ebay so bought it there

before returning to best buy, i wanted to see SLI, and if it would work on my psu

I used the one from ebay in second slot, used 2 4 to 6 pin adapter thingies to power it up (stupid?)

It booted, powered up, played witcher 2 at like 40 frames per second all maxed with ubersampling, then it crashed.

I put the best buy card back in its box and put the ebay one in main slot

lines, then darkness.. happens when i try to play a game.

uninstalled and reinstalled latest drivers

same problem.

reinstalled best buy card, working fine right now.

did I A) fry the ebay card by trying to draw power from those 4 to 6 adapter things? could it have been bad in first place? somrthing else im missing?

Thanks
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bump. Does evga warranty still work if I buy from ebay?
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no suggestions? I found out evga wont honor warranty for ebay bought card. What do I do?
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post #4 of 7
Pull the cards and test them separately. Isn't SLI fun?
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post #5 of 7
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I did that. The one I bought on ebay crashes every time. It usually happens as soon as a game starts. When i swap it for the other 560ti, evrtything runs fine. WHat options do I have?Seller had a 7 day return policy on ebay. I already messaged him. Could I have caused this by trying to SLI on my 600w power supply?
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post #6 of 7
Probably just a bad card. Doubt you did anything.
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post #7 of 7
Yep I would return and buy a new one online. This is the one I would recommend but post back if you need a cheaper one or what kinda of price range you have available.
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