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I purchased a new EVGA 560 ti and it came in today. I installed the card, and the SLI bridge, no problems. I have updated my drivers and everything as well. I open the Nvidia control panel and click on "maximize 3D performance" to enable SLI code, but when I click it, my screen flashes black, then reverts to a low resolution, and nvidia control panel stops responding. When it starts responding again, SLI is disabled, and my graphics cards aren't being detected by my system anymore. I have to reinstall my drivers, and restart my pc.

I called EVGA and all they could say was "you need a new SLI bridge" which I then went and got from a pc store in town.

I got home, and am having the exact same issue and I'm getting very frustrated with it. I have tried taking my old card out, and just running my new card and it works fine...

Please someone give me some ideas here.
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post #2 of 17
Are these card the same card?

IE i was told there can be SLI issues if they are like not exactly the same?

Correct me if i am wrong..
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post #3 of 17
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They are exactly the same in every single way.
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post #4 of 17
Maybe try a driver sweep, then restart in safe mode, driver sweep again, then restart and install latest drivers?
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hmm..could it be a bios setting? btw..i've been reading about issues with the latest nvidia drivers..285? (as well as experienced some non-sli related problems with them earlier)..
 
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Which bios settings could affect it? I looked around in the bios a little bit, but I honestly dont know much about what I should be looking for....
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post #7 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by aunaturalantony View Post
Are these card the same card?

IE i was told there can be SLI issues if they are like not exactly the same?

Correct me if i am wrong..
Untrue you can sli two video cards as long as gpu is same like msi twin frozr 560 ti hawk and evga superclock, also if VRAM is different on both cards it will go with lowest VRAM
For example: 1gb 560 ti and 2gb 560 ti
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nvidiagreencamp View Post
Untrue you can sli two video cards as long as gpu is same like msi twin frozr 560 ti hawk and evga superclock, also if VRAM is different on both cards it will go with lowest VRAM
For example: 1gb 560 ti and 2gb 560 ti
Really?
Cool - my local computer guy doesnt think that is doable.

Anyways thanks!
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post #9 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nvidiagreencamp View Post
Untrue you can sli two video cards as long as gpu is same like msi twin frozr 560 ti hawk and evga superclock, also if VRAM is different on both cards it will go with lowest VRAM
For example: 1gb 560 ti and 2gb 560 ti
Well it doesn't matter either way. My two cards are exactly the same in every way. Do you have any idea what my issue could be?
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post #10 of 17
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I dont think something is right... Look at my clocks and stuff...

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