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Can I use a single finger sli bridge for my setup or do I have to use a dual finger bridge? A single would fit much better since all I have is a tri-sli bridge.
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Only need one finger for just regular sli.
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Oh wow. Awesome. I thought that was a lot of bulk to have for just two cards. Thanks +rep.
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Just occured to me...does having a tri sli bridge have anything to do with vantage not using my 9600gt for physx or is it an issue with having my physx card in the first slot instead of the last? o_O


Rolled back to earlier drivers and that sure didn't help. =/

Edit: And yes I unchecked "PPU disabled". lol
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post #5 of 9
Use two SLI bridges. It looks more pro status.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dooginater View Post
Just occured to me...does having a tri sli bridge have anything to do with vantage not using my 9600gt for physx or is it an issue with having my physx card in the first slot instead of the last? o_O


Rolled back to earlier drivers and that sure didn't help. =/

Edit: And yes I unchecked "PPU disabled". lol
Set to Physx processor in the nvidia control panel set to the 9600 gt?
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post #7 of 9
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Set to Physx processor in the nvidia control panel set to the 9600 gt?
Did that too. Works fine in games. I see the gpu usage on the 9600 in mafia 2 and batman AA. Just not in vantage for some odd reason.

I think I'll try to use the single finger sli bridge and see if it fixes it. I shouldn't surprise me. I always get these weird issues. Hopefully some OC genious can look at my specs and figure out what's going one before I have to start moving cards around and start testing without my sound card in my case. =/
Edited by Dooginater - 4/5/11 at 8:50pm
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This whole thing is a little hard to follow, but
1) You definitely don't want the SLI bridge attached to your physX card.
2) A single sli bridge is what you want for connecting two cards (although a tri-sli bridge should also work)
3) You do know that your PhysX card will only be used for the CPU tests in Vantage, right?
    
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I can confirm a 3 way sli bridge does indeed work for two cards in sli.

You only need a single sli bridge though for two card sli.
    
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