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So it all started when the computer started crashing while I was playing (SLI was working at the time). I decided to open it up clean it up and cleared the CMOS by removing the mobo battery. I re-installed the GPU drivers and for some reason when I try to enable SLI in the Nvidia Control Panel the option appears grayed out even though it recognizes both GPUs connected. I checked on Device Manager and they both have the same driver installed. I tried checking in the BIOS an option for SLI but it all appears to be normal. I also used DDU to see if that would fix it but nothing.

Any Ideas on what to try next? I ordered a new SLI connector even though I don't think that's the problem. Do they really give up on you like that (SLI CONNECTORS)? Was that the reason my computer was crashing? Right now I am running with 1 GPU and it all seems to be normal with no crashing.

Thanks in advance for the help!


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How long was sli working before it wasnt?
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How long was sli working before it wasnt?
I bought my second card July 6, 2013.

BTW, the one im running now its the one i bought in 2012.
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When did it crash? Did you attempt to install a new gpu driver?
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Hello

Your problem SLI cable almost take it out and clean the card connector and install it again thumb.gif
   
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Hello

Your problem SLI cable almost take it out and clean the card connector and install it again thumb.gif
Do you care to explain how to do this? Or link me something with a guide on how to do this properly? Thanks!

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When did it crash? Did you attempt to install a new gpu driver?
A few weeks ago. At the moment it crashed it had the newest driver which worked for some time. I don't remember it happening after installing new drivers so that is why I discarded the new drivers as an issue. After this happened I opened it up and cleaned it (the pc) and then cleared CMOS and then installed the new drivers and that is when I started having the SLI problem.
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Can you verify if each individual card works on its own?
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Do you care to explain how to do this? Or link me something with a guide on how to do this properly? Thanks!

Explain what ? just remove the SLI bridge between the cards and clean the card connector from any dust

   
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Explain what ? just remove the SLI bridge between the cards and clean the card connector from any dust


Did this and it didn't work.

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Originally Posted by keikei View Post

Can you verify if each individual card works on its own?

I guess this is the last thing to check. I'll check it later today and if both cards work individually, i guess I'll have to wait for the new SLI bridge.
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