Question on Crossfire and SLI bridges.

Hello all! I'm planning on doing an SLI setup soon. Unfortunately I misplaced the SLI bridge that came with my motherboard. A buddy of mine gave me a new bridge, it is an Asus so I have no idea if its a Crossfire or an SLI bridge since Asus makes both. My question is, if it is a Crossfire bridge will it work to setup my SLI? Or will it be incompatible? Thanks in advance for any answers! :bounce:
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  1. IIRC the sockets are different sizes, so if it doesn't fit snugly then it's the wrong type.
  2. I don't believe you can use a CrossFire bridge for SLi -- that doesn't seem like it'd make sense. You'll have to find another friend that has one or buy a single one. As far as SLi bridges go, it doesn't matter what brand it is (Asus, XFX, Gigabyte, etc.), because they're all the same in that aspect.
  3. I forgot to add that if they are the PCB type then you may have an issue with the length as that's determined by the distance between the PCIe slots and will differ from motherboard to motherboard.
  4. The one I have is the longer floppy kind, I just can't tell if it's a Crossfire or an SLI.
  5. Offer the socket of the bridge up to the tab of the card to see if it will fit snugly.
  6. I figured it out, googled a picture of one and just counted the pins. I should have just done that in the first place.
  7. I've never had to do that, so is it the right one?
  8. It is indeed.
  9. Glad to hear that, well I hope it all works out for you.
  10. The question wasn't answered and now I'm currious. Are they the same, or is the socket different?
  11. I had the same question and the answer would seem to be yes. They have the same pin lay outs. But I have never tested this. Should you, please post it!
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