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post #11 of 15
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you do not want a NF200 board for 2 way SLI on P67. Only for 3 way SLI.
now I'm curious, mind explaining why?
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post #12 of 15
^- if i remember right the bridge actually slows it down a bit as compared to just a normal P67 board...I COULD be wrong

-edit- though regardless, for a 2-way SLI even x8/x8 is sufficient....theres a very tiny performance penalty if my memory serves
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post #13 of 15
yea nf200 increase the latency and with sandybridge 2 way SLI without NF200 at 8x each card is faster than NF200 with 16x to each card. You don't gain anything for 2 card setups with the NF200 other than extra PCi-E lanes.
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post #14 of 15
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post
yea nf200 increase the latency and with sandybridge 2 way SLI without NF200 at 8x each card is faster than NF200 with 16x to each card. You don't gain anything for 2 card setups with the NF200 other than extra PCi-E lanes.
Thanks!!
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Was able to replace the RAM order, from the 1333 ones to the 1600 ones!
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