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gtx 590 on non sli motherboard?

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Sorry if its a stupid question but will a gtx 590 which are 2 gpu's in one pcb run without sli hack on a non sli mobo?
Edited by supra_rz - 10/30/11 at 8:34am
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I don't know what SLI hack you're referring to. As far as I know, there is an onboard SLI bridge handled by a Nvidia NF200 to let the two cores communicate with each other. So i reckon, as long as you have a functioning PCIe x16 lane, then it should work.
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Not a stupid question mate, but I think yes, it will work due to the communication being on board the card
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Yep, I have seen mATX builds with only 1 PCI-e 16x running 590s/6990s.
    
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You only need one slot. The 590 has an on-board NF200 chip which is what actually interfaces with the PCI-E lanes and then distributes the workload, much the same way it would built in to the motherboard.
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