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but his board is crossfire capable. the op board doesn't even do it. it's 16x pcie (16x) and 16x pci-e ( 4x) how would it run sli if he could by a miracle, sli it? x4/x4? loosing 40% of performance? or more?!?!?
40%?

ETA: More relevant, less loss.
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theses results are shown of very old gpu. thats not showing anything.

hahaa what are you trying to do kiddie? Just searh stuff on his mobo and you will understand. r0fl. wannabe.


edit: on old games??? and benchs? try searching somes with newer cards and newer games. or try running ur 590 on x4...

Oh and.... just go away, thats doeasn't help the op. his board can't do multi-gpu setup. AT ALL! Yhere no way it's usefull for you to find old crappy card bench showing x16 and x4 mode running same.


You understand??? I-T---D-'-O-E-S-N-'-T---T-A-K-E---M-U-L-T-I---G-P-U
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theses results are shown of very old gpu. thats not showing anything.

hahaa what are you trying to do kiddie? Just searh stuff on his mobo and you will understand. r0fl. wannabe.


edit: on old games??? and benchs? try searching somes with newer cards and newer games. or try running ur 590 on x4...
Picture proving it supports it.

This entire thread. Read it to the end.

Would I personally do it? No. But there ARE gains over a single card and if the OP has already ordered (can't remember) then why not see it through until a new mobo/new build is in order?
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wasting money for that gain... lol.


And it doesn't support crossfire as i said earlier. You can hack crossfire ready board ( not a lot of boards..) to support sli. But it's impossible to run sli on a non-cf ready board.


If he does have ordered new setup okay, but with the actual one. I wish him goodluck to explain the reason he want to return the card * didn't know my crappy board wasn't able to support sli and even crossfire... duhhhh*
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wasting money for that gain... lol.


And it doesn't support crossfire as i said earlier. You can hack crossfire ready board ( not a lot of boards..) to support sli. But it's impossible to run sli on a non-cf ready board.


If he does have ordered new setup okay, but with the actual one. I wish him goodluck to explain the reason he want to return the card * didn't know my crappy board wasn't able to support sli and even crossfire... duhhhh*
Strange you consider my board crappy yet yours has an identical buss setup.

1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (blue, single at x16 mode) 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (black, at x4 mode, compatible with PCI Express x1 and x4 devices)
Your black x16 is electrically an x4, also very nice calling my board crappy when yours is almost exactly the same. Despite your obvious trolling you proved my point with your sig rig, excuse me while I order a second 460.
post #16 of 23
lolloollololo the black one is my third pci-e hahahahahahahahahhaha

i got my sli running x8/x8 on my two pci-e. and my board is able to run crossfire and sli. your's had two pci-e.

so yes your board is crappy as hell with your two pci-e x16 wich doesn't even run both them on x16 or x8/x8 in sli. ( oh yeah it doesn't support it)


wish you having great trouble trying to run your cards

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lolloollololo the black one is my third pci-e hahahahahahahahahhaha

i got my sli running x8/x8 on my two pci-e. and my board is able to run crossfire and sli. your's had two pci-e.

so yes your board is crappy as hell with your two pci-e x16 wich doesn't even run both them on x16 or x8/x8 in sli. ( oh yeah it doesn't support it)


wish you having great trouble trying to run your cards

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Well you are correct, I must have missed the white one. That's not to bad of a board at all now that I see that. Well I can always take solace in the fact that i'm not a 12 year old. But that is beside the point, you most definitely can run SLi on boards that don't say they support it. http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/6708...rd-gtx5xx.html This is a great thread that has had a massive amount of work go into it from the community here, check it out.
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note: every board that got hacked to run sli are supporting crossfire. The difference between crossfire and sli technolige aren't so big... but you don't have the possibility to do this on your board because it's not made for it. Can't you understand?


And your board isn't on the supported borad hacked...
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I won't guarantee with 100% assuredness that it will work, but I'd guess it will. CfX vs SLi is mostly software (excluding the different bridges) so as long as the physical links are there I'd wager money that you'll be running SLi with few complications.

Several AV programs do wreak havoc on the SLi hack. Norton I can guarantee will break everything and throw Win 7 into test mode with the hack, though that's par for the course with Norton. Do realize that SLi will run at the speed of the slowest card (so x4/x4) so there will be bottlenecking with high AA in demanding games, though the VRAM will bottleneck it more most likely.

Remember, too, that VRAM in SLi/CFX is mirrored, not summed. You'll still have 1GB effective. If all that is OK with you then I wish you the best of luck and happy gaming!

ETA: OP I'd encourage you to check out the links I posted. CFX is reported working and the hardware is darn-near identical.
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but, he got a great cpu, ram and everything... Just get a new mobo and your will be fine. there's no need for high end 990fx board. some asus m4 something board so sli. ill search for one and edit this post.

edit: there's not lot of them. i found his one: http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3/M4N98TD_EVO/

Every 990fx does actually.
Edited by Billy_5110 - 10/27/11 at 4:23pm
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