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I've got a P6t-se board, and two GTX 460's.

I know this board doesn't naturally support SLI but the SLI patch posted here in this thread should work right? well I've got the 266.58 drivers installed after a clean windows install and both cards inserted in the top two PCI-E 16x slots with the SLI bridge attached. Ran the patch which said SLI is possible before I clicked install, restarted & selected the SLI config boot and when I went to the nvidia control panel there's only physx but no sli option still.

Am I doing something wrong?

Also if your looking at my system specs I no longer have a crossflashed P6t bios and I'm back to the most up to date P6t-SE bios, so no more sli either until I can get this fixed frown.gif
Edited by Chobbit - 3/10/11 at 1:51pm
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it's the win7 32-bit mate...

had a similar problem. they say it supports 32bit win7, but i couldn't put it to work. Changed to x64 and voilá, SLI
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Originally Posted by matroska;12685066 
it's the win7 32-bit mate...

had a similar problem. they say it supports 32bit win7, but i couldn't put it to work. Changed to x64 and voilá, SLI smile.gif

Thanks matroska for the reply, have a rep+, but damn it, for the price of windows 7 64 bit I could get a new motherboard that supports SLi, is there just no way around it on windows 7 32 bit? no older versions of the crack that does support it or anything?
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yo the win7 key works on both 32-bit & 64-bit.
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there are ways around getting 64bit but i dont thinks its right to say how if you really want though go download the files burn it to a disk and i can sell you a 64bit key i dont use anymore
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Have you made sure the sli bridge is on up right? Just a suggestion since I read that a guy on the EVGA forums couldn't get his Quad SLI to work only to find that he had the SLI bridge on backwards
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yo the win7 key works on both 32-bit & 64-bit.
i tried my 32bit version and didnt work on my 64bit
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strange because i used my lappy win7 key in win7 ultimate x64 then i installed x32 and it worked..
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Originally Posted by Faisal11iraq;12690377 
yo the win7 key works on both 32-bit & 64-bit.
Quote:
Originally Posted by IXcrispyXI;12690391 
there are ways around getting 64bit but i dont thinks its right to say how tongue.gif if you really want though go download the files burn it to a disk and i can sell you a 64bit key i dont use anymore

Do you think it's very wrong if I've already bought a 32 bit windows, & I download the files for the 64 bit and use my 32 bit key if it works?
Quote:
Originally Posted by uncholowapo;12690392 
Have you made sure the sli bridge is on up right? Just a suggestion since I read that a guy on the EVGA forums couldn't get his Quad SLI to work only to find that he had the SLI bridge on backwards tongue.gif

I've never knew or noticed there was an up and down way to an sli bridge. I've not had SLI that long and never really took my bridge off since I first placed it on. Does it just say top & bottom on it?
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The Windows 7 license is usually for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chobbit View Post
I've never knew or noticed there was an up and down way to an sli bridge. I've not had SLI that long and never really took my bridge off since I first placed it on. Does it just say top & bottom on it?
Orientation shouldn't matter on an SLI bridge.
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