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Dual Video Cards on ASUS P8P67 PRO (REV 3.1)

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September 26, 2013 6:52:38 PM

I am looking to upgrade my machine. My current motherboard is a ASUS P8P67 PRO (REV 3.1), which currently runs a Geforce GTX 560Ti. I am looking to grab another video card (GeForce GTX 760) as my main video card and keep the 560Ti in the box to run a third monitor. I am curious if these board supports multiple video cards since the cards these days are so wide? I am not necessarily looking to do SLI or anything, but would like a true three monitor setup without using a slow external usb adapter which I am using now.

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September 26, 2013 6:58:38 PM

i believe that motherboard does support sli and crossfire. I used to have revision 3.0, and I sli 680s on it. I was able to fit that fat asus direct cu2 680 and a regular sized msi 680. No problems.
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September 26, 2013 7:04:11 PM

You can do a 3 monitor setup with the 760

Your system will drop from x16 to x8 x8 with 2 cards installed.

I assume you wont be gaming on more than one monitor

here's 760 performance with 1, 2 and 3 cards

http://uk.hardware.info/reviews/4632/33/geforce-gtx-700...

2Gb or 4GB won't mean beans
http://alienbabeltech.com/main/gtx-770-4gb-vs-2gb-teste...


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September 26, 2013 7:04:29 PM

ameek said:
i believe that motherboard does support sli and crossfire. I used to have revision 3.0, and I sli 680s on it. I was able to fit that fat asus direct cu2 680 and a regular sized msi 680. No problems.


Is it possible to SLI two different video cards? The current 560Ti is an EVGA, and plan to buy the same manufacturer. I wasn't sure if it is possible despite both being an Nvidia chipset and I have heard mixed things on that...

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September 26, 2013 7:10:21 PM

Any Nvidia GTX 6xx or 7xx card can run three monitors on a single card no problem. Before the GTX 6xx you would have to had two cards for three monitors but not anymore.
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September 26, 2013 7:47:22 PM

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Is it possible to SLI two different video cards? The current 560Ti is an EVGA, and plan to buy the same manufacturer. I wasn't sure if it is possible despite both being an Nvidia chipset and I have heard mixed things on that...



No

http://www.geforce.com/whats-new/guides/introduction-to...

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here are also very few restrictions regarding what GPUs can be grouped together in SLI: only the model and memory amounts have to match. For example, a GTX 580 with 1.5GB of memory could only be paired with another GTX 580 that has 1.5GB of memory, and a GTX 690 only with another GTX 690. Beyond that, manufacturers can be mixed (e.g. ASUS with MSI, EVGA with PNY,) clock speeds may vary (stock versus factory-overclocked,) the VGA BIOS for each card can be different, and no special drivers or software is required.


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