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I don't know if there's something up with my board but after getting things dialed in on my overclock I saw on the POST that SLI memory has been detected but it's disabled.

There's one problem...these aren't SLI ready memory!

Could my 200mhz overclock be the culprit? Increased voltage to the northbridge?

Also, what exactly can SLI memory do that overclocking through the BIOS can't?

I hear the whole thing is a scam.
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post #2 of 6
Heres a good guide about sli memory
http://www.sudhian.com/index.php?/ar...iles_overview/

Correct me if im wrong but i think that if your memory is epp ready its also sli ready?
I dont know alot about sli ready ram, all i know is that i dont think it does much and i think you should turn it off.
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EPP is functionally identical to SLI. Both merely automatically load optimized timings and voltage settings. Nothing that an experienced overclocker should be concerned with.
    
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"SLI Ready" Memory is the way Nvidia call "EPP" it's the exact same thing with 2 names.

It's like "Firewire" or "IEEE 1394", same thing, different names.
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post #5 of 6
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Good to know.

It's odd that I just noticed it now though. I can't count the number of times that I've sat there at the POST screen waiting to see if my overclock would boot Windows.

I figured it was just a money grab though. Aimed at those unsavy with messing about in the BIOS. Kind of like Asus' AI Overclocking feature.

Thanks for the info!
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EPP is SLI Ready.

Just a little marketing gimmick for preset overclocks.
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