Jump to content


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.


SLI Questions

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 teratosis


  • Members
  • 64 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Austin, TX
  • Local time:04:21 AM

Posted 22 January 2013 - 03:26 PM

Hi there,

I noticed some MOBOs are labeled "SLI Ready" and some not. If I wanted to use dual SLI graph cards, do I need a MOBO that specifically says "SLI Ready", or would any MOBO that has the required PCI slots work?


BC AdBot (Login to Remove)


#2 dpunisher


  • BC Advisor
  • 2,234 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:South TX
  • Local time:05:21 AM

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:16 PM

The "SLI Ready" is a licensing/advertising issue. You really need to go to the motherboard's manufacturer site and double check everything for yourself. Some boards that are not advertised as "SLI Ready" can run a couple of NVidia cards just fine (just have to look at the fine print). Sometimes I just look at the accessory list for the "SLI Bridge". If it is included, chances are the board will run SLI.

I am a retired Ford tech. Next to Fords, any computer is a piece of cake. (The cake, its not a lie)

3770K @4.5, Corsair H100, GTX780, 16gig Samsung, Obsidian 700 (yes there is a 700)

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users