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Hi,

I would like to know if could be possible use a DEV_05E0 "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295" and a DEV_1180 "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680" in SLi.. well i've already read the sticky here but i'm, not expert so its betetr u give me an opionion, plase.

To be honest, i just would like to set GTX 295 as DEDICATED physx card.

Thank you in advance
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Hi,

I would like to know if could be possible use a DEV_05E0 "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295" and a DEV_1180 "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680" in SLi.. well i've already read the sticky here but i'm, not expert so its betetr u give me an opionion, plase.

To be honest, i just would like to set GTX 295 as DEDICATED physx card.

Thank you in advance

I'm unsure about the possibility to create SLI exactly in your case but 2 different cards SLI will be as fast as the 2 x slowest card. Also if you need a dedicated PhysX card then you don't need SLI. You should go to the Nvidia control panel and choose desired card for the PhysX.
Edited by defcon5 - 5/19/15 at 2:01pm
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No. They're different cards.
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No. They're different cards.
SLI is possible to create from the different cards
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SLI is possible to create from the different cards

since when? thought they always had to be the same model

different manufacturer, yes... but different model?? thought that couldn't be done
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SLI is possible to create from the different cards

Only cards with identical GPUs can be used.
    
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If you just want your 295 as a physx card, just plug it in and set it to Physx in Nvidia Control Panel. No SLI connection needed.
    
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@defcon5

So u are telling me having this 2 cards on same mobo opens me up the possibility to dedicate PhysX to GTX 295 anyway from control panel?

After that both cards could work anyway in same game? Let's say BF4 for example....

Well, can you guys please suggest me some intel mobo from ASUS that supports sli and or 2 GPU?

Sorry for noob questions but i'm not expert on hw

Thank you in advance
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SLI is possible to create from the different cards

Different manufacturers, even different memory cards, yes. But the core must be the same.
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since when? thought they always had to be the same model
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Different manufacturers, even different memory cards, yes. But the core must be the same.

Forgot to say that you will need a modified driver to do that. Standard driver don't support different cards.
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