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well I ran home and tested it, I removed one of my bridges and eyefinity wouldn't let me run a 5540x1050 resolution.. I turned it off, added the second bridge and I was back in business..
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Im running 1920 x 1080P.... Not in eyefinity atm...
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post #33 of 42
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Originally Posted by TechRex View Post
Bridges are not required for SLI or X-fire. What they do is open up more lanes for the two graphics cards to communicate. It raises it a few FPS, but that's it.
This, they will actually work with no bridges.
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This, they will actually work with no bridges.
I don't think this applies if you are using eyefinity..
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interesting, i will try and run it with no bridges later on tongiht and see if that changes anything.
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interesting, i will try and run it with no bridges later on tongiht and see if that changes anything.
I would be interested to see if the performance is ~ 2 bridge test you ran or a little worse.
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interesting, i will try and run it with no bridges later on tongiht and see if that changes anything.
Make sure ur getting activity out of both gpu and not just 1
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well I ran home and tested it, I removed one of my bridges and eyefinity wouldn't let me run a 5540x1050 resolution.. I turned it off, added the second bridge and I was back in business..
I run 5760x1200 with only 1 bridge, eyefinity has never given me an issue
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I run 5760x1200 with only 1 bridge, eyefinity has never given me an issue
Maybe it has to do with the brand of card.. Mine are XFX HD 6950's...
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