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post #801 of 1985
Can someone help me out on making my sig rig board do gtx 460 sli please
post #802 of 1985
I'd like to able to use both of my gtx 460s on my board (see sig rig). Question, should I update my bios first? Someone give me like a barney style step by step on getting the patch to work. My forceware is 266.58 if that helps at all
post #803 of 1985
why dont you just install the patch and see if it works, if it doesnt then uninstall the the patch/uninstall the drivers, clean the drivers with driver sweeper and and try and different set of drivers. if that doesnt work try updating you bios.

i had your board before, have you even tried both of you cards in that board at the same time, because mine wouldnt even boot with 2 nvidia cards.
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post #804 of 1985
Fellas, I'm baffled.

I used the Patch route, got it working, recognized sli and I have enabled it. But I get exact same framerates/performance as I do with a single card. EVGA Precision shows that both cards are being utilized but the performance doesn't show it.

Could it be

1 - my x16,x4 PCI-E hardware operation?
2 - Not enough power? (But I think this would cause system shutdown)
3 - Or....could it be because I'm not using an SLi Bridge?

Which could it be? I've tried about 4 different drivers and no improvements have been made.
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post #805 of 1985
do you have an sli bridge you can try with?
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post #806 of 1985
No, unfortunately I don't have one anywhere in my computer junk pile.
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post #807 of 1985
when you run in sli does msi afterburner show both GPUs being used?

try plaing a game at extreme setting that you know only both cards in SLI would be able to play. thats how i know that it owkr son my board.
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post #808 of 1985
WISH I could use both of mine too. frown.gif It absolutely DOES NOT work on my sig rig.
    
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EVGA Precision shows both GPU's being used.
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