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[HWBOT] Simple INF Modification Enables 4-Way SLI on GeForce GTX 780 - Titan Records In Sight?

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In a video posted on his YouTube channel, Brazilian-Japanese performance tweaker Faster shows how to work around the 4-Way SLI limitation for the GeForce GTX 780 imposed by Nvidia.

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Video is in Portugese, but the source gives instructions in English. smile.gif

Pretty sure this counts as software news as it's (first and foremost) a software modification which allows a hardware change. redface.gif

Looking forward to seeing what results people get on the bot with 4 of them. yessir.gif

If you want to use this/do it/talk about issues with it, there is a thread for it in the nVidia Driver section, please do so there. Treat this as a news thread only. smile.gif
Edited by SmokinWaffle - 7/29/13 at 1:28am
    
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I read about this over at evga the other day, what's the reason for NVidia to block 4way is it because they don't want the 780 to out do the titan's record? Pretty lame on nvidia's part If that's the case...
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wait, you can't do 4 way sli with 780?
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Wow thats really cool thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by USFORCES View Post

I read about this over at evga the other day, what's the reason for NVidia to block 4way is it because they don't want the 780 to out do the titan's record? Pretty lame on nvidia's part If that's the case...

I believe that's the only reason, the GTX780 is a monster especially when you start overclocking.
 
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Originally Posted by USFORCES View Post

I read about this over at evga the other day, what's the reason for NVidia to block 4way is it because they don't want the 780 to out do the titan's record? Pretty lame on nvidia's part If that's the case...

Mainly because nvidia forbade special editions titans, so the 780 DCII or lightning or the HOF which comes with custom PCBs and high count of VRMs can be pushed much further than normal, so in order to "prevent" over-doing the flagship, they put the restrictions in place.

Now we will be able to see 4x780s breaking new records. Cool.
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Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT View Post

There is another thread about this here:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1413729/simple-inf-modification-enables-4-way-sli-on-geforce-gtx-780

I'll add this to the OP, that thread can be used for actual discussion/use of it/ongoing help. smile.gif
Edited by SmokinWaffle - 7/29/13 at 1:31am
    
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