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I have only 1 bridge connected bcs of custom cooler on one of the cards.

is it necessary to have 2 bridges?
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are you you talking about crossfire on video cards if so one bridge
    
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From what i've seen and my last CF with 4870 - i used only one bridge, if you have two - use them, it won't hurt. I've heard that gigabyte cards require two CF bridges to work, as for Sapphire - only one is needed.
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From what i've seen and my last CF with 4870 - i used only one bridge, if you have two - use them, it won't hurt. I've heard that gigabyte cards require two CF bridges to work, as for Sapphire - only one is needed.
its cause cards with 2x CF connectors that means that the GPU on the die has 2x CF controllers or something

connect 2x Bridges would mean that both the CF controllers are being used which could mean better scaling in some cases

i would use both bridges if you could

just my
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You only ned one, two is fore loks and so you know where it is all the time
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i was watching videos and googling alot of sites says 1 and there is no differnce in 2
    
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