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zomg I didnt even think about that... my mobo doesnt support SLI so why does it have two pci 16x slots? Can I run one for physx until I get a new mobo.
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post #12 of 29
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-682-_-Product

at the bottom it looks like it shows sli compatability
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post #13 of 29
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Originally Posted by clemson View Post
zomg I didnt even think about that... my mobo doesnt support SLI so why does it have two pci 16x slots?
X-fire only maybe? AFAIK you can still use the 2nd for physX.

http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=HMMvTCuBcZLfu2YL
Scratch that, according to this it is SLI compatible. So your board should have definitely come with a bridge.
post #14 of 29
the asus p8p67 pro does support sli, but you need to buy the bridge yourself (stupid imo)
i would give you my unnecessary sli bridge if i could lol
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post #15 of 29
That's weird that it wasn't included.

I would give ASUS a call and see if they could send you one.
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post #16 of 29
http://vip.asus.com/forum/view.aspx?...Language=en-us

thats the micro atx version of your motherboard
well double check your mobo box and then call asus
you can rma your 470 or buy a bridge if necessary
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post #17 of 29
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Ok thanks guys.... but to run my 2nd 470 as a physx card I dont need to put a bridge right? just plug it in and give it power right

Then when I get a bridge ill switch it to sli
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post #18 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by clemson View Post
Ok thanks guys.... but to run my 2nd 470 as a physx card I dont need to put a bridge right? just plug it in and give it power right

Then when I get a bridge ill switch it to sli
Yup yup!
post #19 of 29
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Originally Posted by clemson View Post
Ok thanks guys.... but to run my 2nd 470 as a physx card I dont need to put a bridge right? just plug it in and give it power right

Then when I get a bridge ill switch it to sli
You also need to go into NCP and enable the second 470 as PhysX.
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post #20 of 29
If you have a Microcenter local they sell one that's a bit expensive @ 12 bucks. But it's probably the same price after shipping anyway.
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