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SLI on ATI chipsets?

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http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/chipset...302124238.html

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Theoretically, the patch should allow SLI work on mainboards based on ATI Radeon Express CrossFire Edition chipsets (RD480, RD580), Intel 955X/975X, Nvidia nForce4 Ultra/4x for AMD and Intel processors, Via K8T900 as well as Uli Electronics’ M1697 core-logic.
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Looks that way, sweet
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I wonder how many people will risk blowing up something because of this. As a rule of thumb, I never trust third-party patches.
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I really wouldnt trust that..Seems very pointless.. I would rather get an SLI or a CROSSFIRE dedicated board.
post #5 of 8
Several other people that own a P5WD2-E Premium 975X have tried that with several different drivers, including the 77.77 and it's just a fricking HOAX.

Honestly, I don't care that much for it. But if I were to go SLI with this 955X board, I wouldn't go for that patch which clearly doens't work, I'd just wait for nVidia to release the drivers, then again I'm not spending more $$$ on a new video card when this GS plays everything with a good fps and some candy eye features turned on.

So, no SLI ever for me, not needed here.
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yea i wouldnt trust patches if it even did work which im sure it doesnt it would never be as sound as just using two parts of compatible hardware. I no some guy who got a cross fire board and no patch could work to use his two sli cards. I was going to try the same thing when i was thinking of building my com and researched around and basically it seems like a bad idea!
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This is dumb, dumb, dumb, I would never install this nor even try to use not compatible parts with something that has no guarantee of not breaking something. I wonder how many noobies have downloaded this and broke something on their puter.
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If this does work its pretty awsome for the people who dont have the money for a new motherboard. Not everybody has a dream system there AwDxTc .

Edit: Ohh, and not everybody is rich neither.
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