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Just received msi NF980-G65 MB and Phenom II X4 955 from trade. MB has NVIDIA Hybrid SLI Technology which will supposedly SLI with a discrete NVIDIA GPU.

Question is, does it make a noticeable difference? Any additional complications/issues in using this, beyond traditional SLI?

Was planning on dropping a 5770 in this build, but have a 560ti also so thought if it works, may be worth it to use that one instead?
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Hybrid SLI is dead for quite some time. And was proven to give no benefit.
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Originally Posted by Khmor View Post

Hybrid SLI is dead for quite some time. And was proven to give no benefit.

I thought that might be the case. Thanks for the info.
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More for notebooks.
Starting with the 200 series cards hybrid power for desktops was pretty much useless since the 200 series cards would downclock when high power was not needed.
You may see very minimal benefit with a 9800 series cards, but even then pretty much nothing to really make an effort for. Just use your 5770.
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