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Just checking on how to SLI. I am using 2x EVGA geforce gtx 660 FTW signature 2 3gb GPU's getting the 2nd one tomorrow, just not sure how to set it up. I have never had 2 gpu's before. I looked in my mobo's manual and it is very vague instructions on how to install and setup

so please if anyone know of a video or can explain it with pics that would be GREAT!!!!!biggrin.gif

I am not sure what PCIx16 slot I am to use, Is it slot 2 or 3 that the other card goes into. I was figuring that it was the lighter brown slot since that one matched the 1st gpu slot color, light brown, pcix16 slot 2 is a dark brown and not sure if it would be that one.
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Go to nvidia contral panel,then on the left you will see a list of things,the 3rd one down says "configure surround,physx"...Then in the right panel you will see the option,i think it says maximize sli,press the little dot right at it and then click apply....thats all you need to do....
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Go to nvidia contral panel,then on the left you will see a list of things,the 3rd one down says "configure surround,physx"...Then in the right panel you will see the option,i think it says maximize sli,press the little dot right at it and then click apply....thats all you need to do....

That feature is not there at this time, is that because I do not have my other card installed yet, when I do install the other GPU then the Nvidia control panel should then have that feature there
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The SLI option won't appear until you install the second card.
When you reboot after installing second card a pop-up should appear asking if you want to enable sli,choose yes.
It will take you here,see pic.Then do as Reaper said and you should be good.

Good luck

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Thanks that helped, like is said before this is all new territory to me. I am so glad that I have joined this forum:) I am so great full for all your help. thumb.gif
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I can tell you're excited, and it's making me excited. It's like emotional contagion. biggrin.gif


This is what it will look like. Check 'Maximize 3D performance'.
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I can tell you're excited, and it's making me excited. It's like emotional contagion. biggrin.gif


This is what it will look like. Check 'Maximize 3D performance'.

Yes indeed, it is installed and seems to be working. I can tell the difference in game play already. WOW is all I have to say
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