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post #541 of 1985
Do the GTX 460 scale as well on CrossFire boards as well as SLi boards? I have this bad feeling I'm going to waste more money and get another.
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post #542 of 1985
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Originally Posted by allenottawa View Post
Do the GTX 460 scale as well on CrossFire boards as well as SLi boards? I have this bad feeling I'm going to waste more money and get another.
to my knowledge yes....

i mean i get 80-100% performance improvement with my 2x480s over a single one in my rig
post #543 of 1985
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Originally Posted by Greg0986 View Post
Has anyone tried 2 GTX460's on a Asus Crosshair IV Formula yet?
Yes, no problems, works just nice for me.

Install driver
Install SLI Patch
Reboot
Enabled SLI
Good to go

Just freaking awesome, many thanks to the Sveetsnelda, HertZ, TiN and Anatolymik over at techpowerup.








Some comparision benchies between single and SLI

Stalker Clear Sky, single


Stalker Clear Sky, SLI


Just Cause 2, single


Just Cause 2, SLI


Crysis Warhead, single


Crysis Warhead, SLI
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post #544 of 1985
@Ghostleader Cheers! I am going to order 2 sometime soon I also have the 965 BE so it should be fine.
Edited by Greg0986 - 12/3/10 at 5:49am
post #545 of 1985
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Originally Posted by Ghostleader View Post
Yes, no problems, works just nice for me.

Install driver
Install SLI Patch
Reboot
Enabled SLI
Good to go

Just freaking awesome, many thanks to the Sveetsnelda, HertZ, TiN and Anatolymik over at techpowerup.








Some comparision benchies between single and SLI

Stalker Clear Sky, single


Stalker Clear Sky, SLI


Just Cause 2, single


Just Cause 2, SLI


Crysis Warhead, single


Crysis Warhead, SLI
What driver do you used?
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post #546 of 1985
It was absolutely NOT necessary to quote all those pictures.

for the sake of those with slower internet, please don't do that.



I had the weirdest problem, i had to uninstall my driver, do the SLI patch, then reinstall it and it worked. same driver and all! anyone else have to do this?
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post #547 of 1985
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as my first post on overclock.net i would like to report...

that i have successfully made this work with my rig setup in my sig.

i am using an SLi bridge as well...i made the LOL mistake of using the crossfire cable and raging when it blue screened...then the light bulb came on.

thanks to those that made this hack!
Holy crap, you were lucky. The manual for one of my vidcards says not to use the wrong cable or you'll wreck the cards
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post #548 of 1985
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Holy crap, you were lucky. The manual for one of my vidcards says not to use the wrong cable or you'll wreck the cards
Lol...yes...but the way it worked was it only blue screened when I attempted to enable the SLI mode so there was no real heavy load or anything like that.
post #549 of 1985
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Originally Posted by Greg0986 View Post
@Ghostleader Cheers! I am going to order 2 sometime soon I also have the 965 BE so it should be fine.
You´re welcome, this SLI patch is soooo much easier to use compare to how it was when they started this SLI patch adventure.

It should work just fine for you.

You might consider too get one GTX 580 instead of two GTX 460 though, even though GTX 460 in SLI do scale very well the GTX 580 seems to provide some better gameplay in some scenarios, just a thought.

Check this out




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What driver do you used?
GPUz says 260.99 in my screenies
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post #550 of 1985
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It was absolutely NOT necessary to quote all those pictures.

for the sake of those with slower internet, please don't do that.
You don't load them twice just because theyre displayed twice ;x Though he still shouldn't do it for scrolling reasons!
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