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I have a stock Evga 680 and a Evga 680 OC on the way. This is my first SLI rig. Are there any tips or suggestions? What's the procedure for flawless SLI setup?
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post #2 of 13
Two identical GPUs and an sli bridge is about it. Make sure you enable SLI in Nvidia Control panel. I wish i had your cards!
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yep...pretty simple these days. keep in mind that the "oc" version will be downclocked to match the "non oc" version when you run them in sli
    
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post #4 of 13
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Originally Posted by onigiri View Post

Two identical GPUs and an sli bridge is about it. Make sure you enable SLI in Nvidia Control panel. I wish i had your cards!

I just finished building the new rig, and work is sending me out of town, I will not get a chance to run it for 2 months!
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why would you put a stock card with a OC card ? headscratch.gif
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Originally Posted by charlievoviii View Post

why would you put a stock card with a OC card ? headscratch.gif
Granted the OC will clock down, but I'm not looking to over clock. I just looking to SLI. With 680 cards a miricle to find, I took the first EVGA card I could find.
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post #7 of 13
you wont need oc at all if you have sli... your about to have a lot of fun gaming at full graphics... enjoy
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you wont need oc at all if you have sli... your about to have a lot of fun gaming at full graphics... enjoy
I have bf3, what other stunning games are out to dazzel this card?
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Metro 2033 or Crysis 2 with DX11 patch are also nice smile.gif
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by EVGA-JacobF View Post

Metro 2033 or Crysis 2 with DX11 patch are also nice smile.gif

^This.

Also the best OC Stability test you can run on these cards (Same goes for previous generations like GTX480's and GTX580's) are Battlefield 3 (64 Player Server), Crysis 2 (With DX11 + HD Textures packs) and Metro 2033. thumb.gif
    
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