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Old 04-12-2010, 06:01 PM   #1
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Default What GPU do you plug into for SLI?

I have 2 Evga 8800gt video cards. I have also 2 monitors that I have on dual and they are both connected into the one video card. Now when I add the 2nd GPU do I hook my other monitor into that video card or do they both still get hooked into the one? I'm adding another video card so I can get better FPS when playing Star Craft 2.
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Default Re: What GPU do you plug into for SLI?

They both remain hooked to the main video card.

I'm pretty sure nVIDIA's new SLI driver allows for dual monitors, though I know it used to not allow it.
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Default Re: What GPU do you plug into for SLI?

As foothead explained, the monitors will remain connected to the main video card in the #1 PCIe slot. Dual monitors have been supported in SLI since driver release v.180 (2008).
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Default Re: What GPU do you plug into for SLI?

Dual monitors weren't supported?? Then what in the world is the purpose for all of the video connectors? :O
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They weren't supported while running in SLI with the early drivers. Only when SLI was enabled, the secondary monitor would not receive a signal.
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