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I am a newbie of SLI. I am planning to get another 9600GT for SLI. Other than another 9600GT card, what else do I need for a SLI setup? Do I need any SLI bridge cable? Do I need to reinstall driver?
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I am a newbie of SLI. I am planning to get another 9600GT for SLI. Other than another 9600GT card, what else do I need for a SLI setup? Do I need any SLI bridge cable? Do I need to reinstall driver?
First of all, you need a motherboard with an Nvidia chipset. Your P5E only does Crossfire.
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You need the SLI bridge cable and the Nvidia Control Panel, that is all

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First, off you need a motherboard with an Nvidia chipset. Your P5E only does Crossfire.
heh, that too
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turn off your computer open the case and add the other video card and attach the sli bridge. close case and reboot. when you get into windows it should pop up a baloon saying you have a sli capable system click that baloon and it should open the nvidia controll panel. use the enable sli option and click apply. all done

edit lol i didnt even notice your using a crossfire board. lol get some ati cards in that case
    
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does any SLI mobo comes with a SLI bridge cable? or sold seperately?
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does any SLI mobo comes with a SLI bridge cable? or sold seperately?
They come with it.
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does any SLI mobo comes with a SLI bridge cable? or sold seperately?
The bridge comes with the mobo.
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