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Old 03-23-2006, 11:48 PM   #1
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Default SLI Motherboard, is it worth it?

Hey guys,
I Have a GeFrorce 6600 GT and I really want to know if my motherboard will support SLI. My Motherboard is a Nvidia nForce Ultra 4. Is that a SLI Motherboard???. And I was wondering if i should get another 6600 GT PCI Express, Graphics card or get a larger card like 7800gt.???

Please help me lol.
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Default Re: SLI Motherboard, is it worth it?

It's quite easy to tell. Does it have two PCI-express slots? If yes, then it is an SLI board.
And don't bother with the 6600GT upgrade to a 7800GT
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The best bet is to look at your motherboard yourself and look for the slot that your video card is plugged into.. either AGP or PCI-Express x16. If its PCI-Express x16, and there is another slot just like it than it is SLI.

As for another card, you used to have the same model card for SLI.. but I saw a driver that allows for different model cards to work together with SLI. The new card is up to you.. depending on your budget. I'd get a 7800GT.
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well when i looked inside my computer yesterday i dident see to large white slots.

Here is a look at my PC http://img84.imageshack.us/img84/6430/picture0183cr.jpg


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nope not SLI

edit- wait a minute...no i think it is...or was at one time. It looks like the PCI-e slot is broken (the bottom one) Is it?
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No, that is not SLI but if you want to give us the specs of the parts you have now, we can probally do our best to find a motherboard with SLI that you can use.
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yeah, i was wondering about thoes slots. Do you think they are 2 Pci Express slots??

Is there anyway i can find out lol?
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nevermind what i said, i just looked it up to verify that your motherboard (ASUS A8N-E) is not an SLI board and it indeed is not SLI. But the good news is that it is PCI express so i suggest upgrading to a 7800GT, it will be a lot better than SLI'd 6600GTs.
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hey thanks BaHa Wolf . My Specs are: AMD 3700 2.7ghz, 1gb memory, 6600 GT Nvidia Geforce 128mb.

What else do you need to know
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oh, not sli . Well, i should get a SLI motherboard sometime anyways cuz if i Get a 7800GT some months later i will get anotherone or something. Thanks for looking it up
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