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post #1 of 7
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I have MSI980TI gaming and now Asus 980 TI reference. However the connection between the sli slots is difffrent. The msi card is much wider. Is it only possible to use a flexible bridge?
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Im not sure what this question is asking? All SLI connectors are the same, they havent changed at all and are all compatible with each other. If you are asking for bridge size then of course you would need one that is long enough to reach both cards. Flexy bridges are preferred as they can fit shorter lengths as well.
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post #3 of 7
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What i mean is that one card has the Stock PCB and the other one has a Custom PCB, And the custom PCB is wider. Meaning that if i use a flat hard SLI bridge there will be a 1cm diffrent.

The connections are the same but the orignal PCB SLI connections is "closer" to the motherboard then the MSI card. The msi card is wider by 1 cm
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He is saying that the MSI card is much wider when slotted under or above the other reference 980ti, so when slotted together the MSI SLI fingers do not match the fingers on the reference card due to the extra width of the PCB on the MSI card. You will need a flex bridge as you mentioned to connect the two.
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post #5 of 7
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Ok so i use the Flexibel bridge.

However, Im using the 3440x1440 resolution and i have read that the flexi bridge doesnt support that kind of resolution in SLI do to bandwith limitation.
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post #6 of 7
Use 2 of them. One over both of the 'fingers'
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But that only works on pascal cards?
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