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sli bridge chip?

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where do u buy one at? And how much are they? i have a 7600gt oc and thinking about adding a 2nd one, what kinda proformance gain can i see? what would it equal too as far as card wise?
post #2 of 17
you have a gs....according to your specs....or maybe you have a gt...

Either way, you have an AGP mobo, so you're not going to do SLI....
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i'm build a new comp, its not ready yet.
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Originally Posted by KEITHRH12
i'm build a new comp, its not ready yet.

Ohh..

Well, ok.

Get an SLI mobo. Then you're all set. You don't need to buy the bridge..it comes with the board.
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post #5 of 17
Do you mean an SLI bridge or a Bridge chip?

There is a big difference. An Sli bridge is used to scale two compatible PCI-e graphics cards together.

A bridge chip is a chip added to native PCI-e graphics cards to convert the signal for an AGP bus.

Oh and no you cannot SLI an AGP card
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post #6 of 17
Maybe he means the chip you insert (And invert) on some sli boards (like the asus p5nsli) to enable or disable sli. again it would come with the board.
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post #7 of 17
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the mobo i am buying has 2 pci-e slot and i was wonder about the chip to connect them. and also wonder what kind of gain in i would get by linking them, like what it would compare to as with other card, lke one card, what 2 7600gtoc, to just one card.
post #8 of 17
So you are buying one or two new cards and wonder if its better to get another 7600gs PCI-E or two of them in SLI?

Buy one 7900GT
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post #10 of 17
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i have one, but was thinking about buying a 2nd and was wonder what kinda gain i would get with 2, compare to a single card that was higher end, plus its a 7600gtoc,pci-e
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