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Old 08-07-2011
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A 2-way SLI bridge for GTX 560 SOC and GTX 560 OC

Currently I own a Gigabyte GTX 560 Ti SOC as well as a Gigabyte GTX 560 Ti OC. What I I want is now, Is it probable to accomplish SLI by means of those 2 cards mutually? If I can, what type of SLI bridge be supposed to i employ? I have purchased the EVGA Asus MSI standard 3-Way SLI Bridge. However this motherboard didn?t fit my requirement. Following are my computer specs:
  • Intel Core i5 2500K.
  • ASUS SABERTOOTH B3.
  • 8GB 1600Mhz Kingston HyperX blu.
  • Corsair CMPSU-850TXEU.
I hope that this configuration is enough to handle SLI.
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Re: A 2-way SLI bridge for GTX 560 SOC and GTX 560 OC

I am no specialist on SLI through nVidia cards except I don't observe that there must be whichever trouble through utilizing those 2 cards mutually. I would believe at most horrible you would be managing them at the inferior performance cards pace. Since for the bridge it might presently be that you are demanding to employ a 3 way bridge on those 2 cards. I get it that you are irritating to make use of the 2 end connections.
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Re: A 2-way SLI bridge for GTX 560 SOC and GTX 560 OC

I'm afraid that the SLI will be difficult, since the model you have occupied 3 slots due to its heat sink may have improved and space problems. Had you obtained any other would have had no problem, yet all very well measure it by changing the second PCIe x16 yours to prove it safely. I think now you should incorporate a reference to not get very hot inside the box. I would say that you store those dienro for future expansion, you have a great team as is, you're not going to take advantage of the RAID already having a 120 GB SSD!
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Re: A 2-way SLI bridge for GTX 560 SOC and GTX 560 OC

I honestly do not think a GT430 or an 8800GT are worth really worth associated with SLI GTX560 Ti. They will be able to handle PhysX calculations, and the difference in the final performance will certainly not be very strong, especially since it will occur (if any) in the few games that actually using the PhysX API. Personally I much prefer to take a motherboard to leave a space between the two cards in SLI to let them breathe. I currently own a GTX480 and GTX275 in a PhysX card, if I put hand on a second GTX480 (foreseen) the GTX275 will not remain in the box!
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Re: A 2-way SLI bridge for GTX 560 SOC and GTX 560 OC

SLI bridges normally provided by the manufacturer of the motherboard and not the graphics card, since the distances between the slots may vary from one model to another. In such a situation has been forced Colorful provide their own SLI bridges and to avoid problems of distances between slots has created a very similar way to the bridges CrossFireX AMD are flexible and quite long. The good thing about the situation is that these bridges may also be purchased separately, and users who are looking for a suitable bridge to their needs and know where to turn.
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Old 09-07-2011
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Re: A 2-way SLI bridge for GTX 560 SOC and GTX 560 OC

An SLI bridge is not required for those cards to run in SLI. You may see a small loss of performance without the bridge, but hardly noticeable. Install them both, install Nvidia's newest drivers, and GAME ON!!

P.S. If you do want one, check out ebay.
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Re: A 2-way SLI bridge for GTX 560 SOC and GTX 560 OC

I was watching the same plot and thought that because of Cooler SLI bridge would not fall quite right and see where it is certain that chance. Anyway SLI points such I think there is quite some time and in different sizes, which I think is different is the hitch that is shorter or something. Anyway one end graphics are rather low as these are not painting with such a Cooler, the 460 still has a small pass but the 560 seems a little silly that cooler.
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