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Hey guys,

I just got my second gtx today, unfortunately i've misplaced my XFX SLi bridge.

I've got a spare crossfire bridge and the ports seem pretty identical, but i dont intend on attempting it unless i know it'll work.

Do you think it will? Given the fact the bridges are just wirings and dont contain any data within themselves.

Cheers
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Originally Posted by J-Sev View Post
Hey guys,

I just got my second gtx today, unfortunately i've misplaced my XFX SLi bridge.

I've got a spare crossfire bridge and the ports seem pretty identical, but i dont intend on attempting it unless i know it'll work.

Do you think it will? Given the fact the bridges are just wirings and dont contain any data within themselves.

Cheers
Nope there wired differently.

SLI does work without a bridge btw, just it shifts the bandwidth across the chipset which loses a bit of performance.
 
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Actually SLI does work bridgeless on low bandwidth cards without degradation of speed on low end cards. not gtx though.
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Ah okay then, well i thought i'd better check before i make sure.

But if it works like that, i'll do that until i get my hands on a bridge.

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ncix and newegg both sell bridges
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