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New 560s didn't include SLI bridge. Can I SLI without it?

post #1 of 17
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just got my 2 MSI 560s today... neither of them came with a SLI bridge...

I am seeing bits and pieces online about not needing an SLI bridge if your motherboard and GPUs say "SLI ready" on the box

but SLI is stuck in "disabled" in nvidia control panel.

any way to enable it?
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post #2 of 17
That comes with the mobo, not the gpu's

sent from my EVO 3D
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post #3 of 17
No you cant sli without it. You can order them from evga, amazon, etc. Nvidia is pretty lame not including sli bridges anymore while amd does.
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post #4 of 17
I'll ship you an asus SLI bridge if you pay postage smile.gif
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post #5 of 17
You cannot SLI or Crossfire without a bridge. Usually GPUs come with a bridge if they're labelled "SLI or Crossfire ready". If yours did not, you'll have to purchase one.
post #6 of 17
That's so petty of Nvidia. For the cost of the card they should give you grab-bags full of them. Especially at the sizeable discount they'd get 'em for.
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Do you still have your mobo box? Check to see if your bridge is still there smile.gif
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post #8 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ryleh;15451380 
That's so petty of Nvidia. For the cost of the card they should give you grab-bags full of them. Especially at the sizeable discount they'd get 'em for.

I've never gotten one with a card. Always the mobo manufacturer. Yeah, they should just give em out with every card... prolly only cost .15 to make it.
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post #9 of 17
SLI bridge comes with the motherboard.

No, you cannot SLI without SLI bridge.
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post #10 of 17
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well i just realized i packaged my motherboard's sli bridge with my old 560 ti that i sent to india thinking it came with it.

i drove almost 2 hours to a distant best buy that had a Galaxy brand adapter kit with an SLI bridge. Get home to find out it's the bridge card (not floppy) and about half the length i needed.

good news is these cards run VERY cold.
max fan speed=55% and is nearly silent, max temp was 68.

currently at a 950/2300 stable overclock at 1. 087 volts vs stock .987

Doodlebro, that would be very nice of you. I would happily pay for 1 day shipping and bubble mailer if you can give me a quote, my shipping address is in west melbourne florida, 32904
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