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BIOS setup for SLI graphics

post #1 of 4
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I have yet to build my rig as my case is somewhere in the ozone and it is the last part to arrive, of course (super egg saver, Newegg, gggrrr)
Anyhow, I plan to run two GTX660 SLI, so what settings should I pay attention to? The manual seems to cover every aspect of overclock, but not much in the graphics department. PCI or PEG, for example? Any other bios settings that would affect the SLI setup? What are you all doing in this department?

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post #2 of 4
just leave the BIOS on auto, install the first card and drivers. then shutdown to install the second card with SLI bridge, reboot and enable SLI in the NV control panel.

easy peasy.
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PCI vs PEG is just the graphics card type it will look for first, since you're using PCI-E just select PEG.
It doesn't make much difference but it may speed up boot time or the time it takes the graphics card to start displaying a little bit.
Other than that it's just a case of setting it up in windows as long as your board supports it.

My board didn't support it but a similar board did and the BIOS from the other board was usable on mine, in my case I had to actually flash the BIOS but in most people's it's a case of plugging in the second card and sorting it out in windows. smile.gif
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Thanks, Mate!! I'll go it as directed. Was going to install them both and then boot up, so good to know to install one, driver up, and THEN the other on SLI. THANX!!
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