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Hey guys, I need some input on my budget build. I picked up 2 gtx 260s for 100$ from member on this forum. Im planning on putting the two 260s in a amd motherboard with my new a8-3850 apu. the motherboard i am using is a Asrock A75 Extreme6. On the website of the motherboard it says the motherboard supports crossfire, but is there any way of hacking it or modifying something to make the sli work? All help appreciated.

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Hi.

Take a look of this thread: http://www.overclock.net/t/670810/howto-sli-on-a-non-sli-motherboard-gtx5xx-compatible-1-0-final-released

Nothing sure, but can works.
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I've had SLI running on multiple x-fire only mobos, currently I use it on a 790X board. Check that thread to see if anyone has tried on A75, I'm not aware of anyone trying. Also do some reading, 'cause you'll often have to do some trial-and-error to find which driver works with SLI hack on your board. It's a bit of a pain but when you get it working it works well.
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Thanks for the replies guys! I will try out that method and report back when i receive my 260's in the mail this week.
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Ive tried both hyperSLI (beta 0.7) and the SLIpatch (v1.4 or 1.5, cant really remeber) on my asus m4a79xtd-evo, both worked like a dream, just had to be sure to select the slipatch/hyperSLI version of windwos at boot-up. i had a pair of 550 ti's then a pair of 570's, both worked without issue.
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Thanks for the replies guys! I will try out that method and report back when i receive my 260's in the mail this week.

Did you get it to work?
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