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would it be worth it to run 2 8800 640's in sli?
keep in mind the second would only be 4x....
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can't do SLI on your P5B if that is what you're asking. it's CrossFire only.
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post #3 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrBungle View Post
can't do SLI on your P5B if that is what you're asking. it's CrossFire only.
You can do both SLI and Crossfire on the board
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You can do both SLI and Crossfire on the board
Yeah, but doesn't that involve driver hacks or something....and was as buggy as hell?
 
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post #5 of 17
Links to any hacked drivers or guides that show how to run SLi on non nForce based motherboards will get a Rep from me. Good luck.
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LOL. pwnt
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post #8 of 17
Though I'm pretty sure those drivers don't work with the 8 series. It does with the rest.
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Rep given.

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Originally Posted by Ihatethedukes View Post
Though I'm pretty sure those drivers don't work with the 8 series. It does with the rest.
They don't. The last hacked drivers I'm aware of that definately did work were the 85.96 Forceware. These were released way before the G80's and I doubt very much that there will be any major updates released since then seeing as they're not supported by Nvidia.
post #10 of 17
So why don't they just make official SLI support for the intel chipsets?

Oh...wait...Intel only just got their SLI license recently. Heh, I bet they made them so the could do it but just not make it official since they would get in legal trouble with nVidia.

I'll have to keep this in mind if I decide to jump on the SLI boat. I may just get a crossfire board and try the SLI on it...then if I were to switch to an ATI product I would be set for crossfire if I wanted to

Edit: Bah! while I am posting they tell me it won't work with newer cards...damn
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