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Well I haven't been on these forums for a while, but I need some help. I recently picked up a 2nd 460 GTX 1 gig and wanted to run it in SLI. Well, After reformatting to windows 7 today, I installed the new drivers and there is no option in the Nvidia control panel to enable SLI. The 2 cards are being recognized in device manager and I even switched the card on my mobo to enable SLI. All I get is this:



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q6600
4 gigs ddr2
2 Nvidia 460 GTX 1 GIG (both the same)
850 watt thermaltake
MSI 650i SLI
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post #2 of 18
Open GPU-Z and see what version of ForceWare you're running, and are you using a SLI bridge? My experience with the drivers was that past 258 you need a bridge for it to work.
post #3 of 18
Did you use an Sli bridge?
    
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I do not use a bridge, I thought that card to switch from non-sli to sli did the trick?
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and where do I find gpu-z?
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http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads...PU-Z.0.5.1.exe

Take a screenshot of it and post it here if you can't find the driver version from the information displayed.
post #7 of 18
You need an sli bridge to run sli to have the two cards comunicate. Theres no other way.
    
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post #8 of 18
Sometimes you can get away without bridge on some boards...but more than likely this is your problem. Bridge em.
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post #9 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post
You need an sli bridge to run sli to have the two cards comunicate. Theres no other way.
Not true, I ran my cards in my sig rig without a bridge for a month or so.
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thats what I get
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