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Introducing EVGA Pro SLI Bridges

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EVGA rolled out a trio of custom-design NVIDIA SLI bridge cables, one each for 2-way, 3-way, and 4-way SLI setups. Its design involves an ingot-shaped top, with three sides covered with brushed aluminum, and a centerpiece with a white glowing EVGA logo, next to an NVIDIA SLI one. The EVGA logo illuminates when the bridge is plugged in to GeForce GTX 700 series (or later) graphics cards. The 2-way, 3-way, and 4-way bridges are available on EVGA store, priced at $29.99, each.

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Really?! A light up logo?!
 
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Totally hideous imho.
 
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30$ sli bridges
:roll:
 
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#5
Look nice but $30... no thanks:laugh:
 
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#6
i have to say they are nice
but for that price i guess its pretty high

i dunno maybe some people would buy it than modding their own bridge
 
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#7
Would nicely match a pair of GTX Titans (or any other cards using that cooler design).
But come on, that can't cost more than $2 to build chargning $30 is ridiculous. $5 maybe??
 
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#8
Some naive people will buy anything. This ranks right up their with "pet rocks"...
 
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Ok, I'm as much into the looks of my PC as lot of people are.

But no way am I paying $30 for multi-card bridges. That's just stupid.
 
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EVGA has gone the H-D (Harley Davidson) route: save your broken company by means of PR-pills all day all time and turn your customers into willing ***holes.... by making them believe they really really have to be sooo special :(
 
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Who would want SLI anyways, it's nothing but trouble :S
 

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They should sell at least a dozen of these at $30, the rest after they hit the bargain bin for $5.99...
 
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This is witchcraft! How does the bridge know the difference between a 770 and a 680?
 

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Instead of charging $9.99 for a $9 profit, why not charge $29.99 for a $29 profit? After all, people who are willing to buy in the first place are ready to spend any amount of money to bling up.
 

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This is witchcraft! How does the bridge know the difference between a 770 and a 680?
most likely there has been a power pin added to the 7 series that isn't on the 6 series to illuminate the LED.
 

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Who would want SLI anyways, it's nothing but trouble :S
I've use SLI since the 7 series, I wouldn't say it has been totally problem free, but I've only really had one major trouble with it. So I wouldn't say it has been nothing but trouble.

This is witchcraft! How does the bridge know the difference between a 770 and a 680?
Maybe the voltage used between the cards is higher on the GTX700 cards, and the LEDs won't work on previous cards that use a lower voltage?
 
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Yeeaah...I'd buy that..

....seriously people? If you knew how overpriced 99% of the stuff we buy is(every...almost every company is in business to make a profit)...this thing blends right in. Will get one just because...and done right.. it could look killer. I think I've spent more on braided cables....
 
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Newsflash for EVGA: We aren't Apple customers. Take your overpriced crap and go home.
 
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As long as it's PRO, I'll buy. :rolleyes:
 
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I like how they look, but if they were a bit cheaper ($19.99) then I'd get it, I dislike the floppy style dual card SLi connectors.
 
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Who would want SLI anyways, it's nothing but trouble :S
Best investment I ever did with my 460s. Has aged much better than any past build.

But this product...just stupid.
 
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So, when do we get CrossfireX bridges that aren't ribbons? :p
 
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