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p8p67-m pro clearly support crossfire or sli.
    
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Might help if you told us what mobo/card you're talking about.

Did you read the first post?
    
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Originally Posted by BigCactus;12999021 
Should I ask Asus or MSi why my board/video card did not come with an sli bridge?

Almost every ATX size, enthusiast board comes with one, as do most cards that can use them. Since you got an M board perhaps the assume people aren't going to sli on the small form factor boards... but I'm not sure.
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Should I ask Asus or MSi why my board/video card did not come with an sli bridge?

Because they're clever. A micro-atx board with SLi bridge? it only has two slots as well. No SLi bridge = keep costs down for people who just want a home theater build / non-powerful build. Normally all enthusiast boards / upper-mainstream boards come with up to Quad-SLi and 2-3 Crossfire Links
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OP just go buy one from EVGA, they are cheap.
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Pretty weak by Asus if you ask me. They know you need an sli bridge to use that function on their board, and the consensus on google is that nvidia cards don't come with sli bridges any more...so it would seem that motherboards that are sli capable should include them.
    
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not necessary, but they do increase performance
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Originally Posted by KBcobra;12999077 
OP just go buy one from EVGA, they are cheap.

I shouldn't have to buy one separately. I bought two new video cards for $120 each, and a new motherboard for $150, and not one of them come with an sli bridge? Doesn't seem right.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BigCactus;12999094 
Pretty weak by Asus if you ask me. They know you need an sli bridge to use that function on their board, and the consensus on google is that nvidia cards don't come with sli bridges any more...so it would seem that motherboards that are sli capable should include them.

Well you bought a m-ATX board and are complaining about lack-of-features. Not their fault. Yours.
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