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I understand that my board is essentially a crossfire only board (dual x16's)

So, here's my question..

Can I still use the EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2Win in one pci-e slot without having to "sli hack" the motherboard?
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All mobo's that I know of will run any pci-e card but it just wont be compatible for SLI being an AMD chipset.
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All mobo's that I know of will run any pci-e card but it just wont be compatible for SLI being an AMD chipset.

Yep, just what I thought.. Oh well.. Guess I'll have to sli hack.thumb.gif
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I completely missed it being a 2win card. doh.gif I haven't heard much about them. You will have to update how cool or quiet it is.

Then again its not like it matters much if you are using the SLI hack. One GPU should work without the hack. As from what I've searched it can be done.

Might I ask why the 560ti 2win and not a 580 ? I know it's two card connected by a SLI interface just might be more issues than you expect.
Edited by hednik - 3/6/12 at 7:45am
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It's one card. You don't need a SLI hack. Plug and play.
    
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It's one card. You don't need a SLI hack. Plug and play.

Are you sure?
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I completely missed it being a 2win card. doh.gif I haven't heard much about them. You will have to update how cool or quiet it is.
Then again its not like it matters much if you are using the SLI hack. One GPU should work without the hack. As from what I've searched it can be done.
Might I ask why the 560ti 2win and not a 580 ? I know it's two card connected by a SLI interface just might be more issues than you expect.

Yeah, I got it for cheap on craigslist because the guy didn't realize you can't have quad sli with this card. ($250)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PARTON View Post

It's one card. You don't need a SLI hack. Plug and play.

Well color me ignorant. I wasn't aware the way the card had worked as opposed to the 460 2win

http://www.anandtech.com/show/5048/evgas-geforce-gtx-560-ti-2win-the-raw-power-of-two-gpus/2
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Update 11/07: While there were some issues with this on the GTX 460 2WIn, this has apparently been resolved (the presence of NF200 shouldsatisfy all SLI license requirements in the first place). EVGA has said that the 2Win will work on non-SLI mobos, making it fully compatible with every motherboard.

Rounding out the hardware side of the package, EVGA has included the usual assortments of dongles and converters. 2 2x6pin to 1x8pin PCIe power adaptors are included for any buyers that don’t have a PSU with 8pin PCIe power plugs. Meanwhile a mini-HDMI to HDMI adaptor is provided to better utilize the HDMI port on the card, and a single DVI-to-VGA dongle is also provided.
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Well color me ignorant. I wasn't aware the way the card had worked as opposed to the 460 2win
http://www.anandtech.com/show/5048/evgas-geforce-gtx-560-ti-2win-the-raw-power-of-two-gpus/2
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Update 11/07: While there were some issues with this on the GTX 460 2WIn, this has apparently been resolved (the presence of NF200 shouldsatisfy all SLI license requirements in the first place). EVGA has said that the 2Win will work on non-SLI mobos, making it fully compatible with every motherboard.
Rounding out the hardware side of the package, EVGA has included the usual assortments of dongles and converters. 2 2x6pin to 1x8pin PCIe power adaptors are included for any buyers that don’t have a PSU with 8pin PCIe power plugs. Meanwhile a mini-HDMI to HDMI adaptor is provided to better utilize the HDMI port on the card, and a single DVI-to-VGA dongle is also provided.

thumb.gif Thanks!
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