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Will the sli on non sli motherboard trick work on my M4A87TD EVO with 2 evga gtx 460s

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I don't want to wind up spending $150 dollars if I don't even see a performance increase xP
    
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Yes but it will run at x16-x4, not x8-x8. The card at x4 will be bottlenecked as long as it is above 5770 in performance.
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Yes but it will run at x16-x4, not x8-x8. The card at x4 will be bottlenecked as long as it is above 5770 in performance.
So... lower than excepted framerates? Sorry, I don't really know what the bottleneck would do...
    
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I believe that you will have microstuttering
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