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gtx 690 and 680?

Hey guys, i was wondering if a sli with gtx690 and 680 would work?

Anyone got experience with this setup??

Thanks :)
 
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Hello, I have exactly the same problem as post # 376.
My team 2500k
GTX 460 1 GB
GTX 460 SE 1GB
MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) NATIVE SLI

accompanying photographs, apparently did not accept the new firms

http://imageshack.us/a/img843/4852/dsc0399gz.jpg

http://imageshack.us/a/img854/352/dsc0398n.jpg


"Windows can not verify the digital signature for the drivers required for this device. Maybe a change of hardware or software recently installed a file that is not properly signed, is corrupted or malicious software from an unknown source (code 52)"


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He could fix it? as he did? thanks


Tried to install the mod on the new 310.70 drivers, but when I reboot I get a low resolution display, as if no drivers are installed at all.

Gfx cards are:
1x GeForce 560Ti - GF110
1x MSI Twin Frozer II 560Ti OC - GF114

When I install the mod this is displayed:
http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n282/kisstherobot/sli_zpsd4838a63.jpg

http://gpuz.techpowerup.com/12/12/21/fvk.pnghttp://gpuz.techpowerup.com/12/12/21/4w6.png

Any ideas? The MSI (OC, more powerful) is in slot 2. I tried with it in slot 1 originally and the same happened. I'll try older drivers, but i would really like to get the newest ones working....
Using Gigabyte EX58A-UD3R 2.0 motherboard
 

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Hello everyone, it seems the this thread has very interesting topic and Kudos! to ANATOLYMIK for sharing the great tweak of SLI cards.

I almost get my time to stop and retire to find a solutions on my problem when I got this forum just now.

Can somebody answer if I can run SLI or help me find a way to run in SLI from my Palit GTX 570 and Palit GTX 460 both in Sonic Platinum Edition?

Will these be possible?

I'm using an ASUS Formula Crosshair II motherboard for this setup.

Thank you in advance.
 
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Hello everyone, it seems the this thread has very interesting topic and Kudos! to ANATOLYMIK for sharing the great tweak of SLI cards.

I almost get my time to stop and retire to find a solutions on my problem when I got this forum just now.

Can somebody answer if I can run SLI or help me find a way to run in SLI from my Palit GTX 570 and Palit GTX 460 both in Sonic Platinum Edition?

Will these be possible?

I'm using an ASUS Formula Crosshair II motherboard for this setup.

Thank you in advance.
Well both cards got the same architecture so it should work.
Your motherboard supports SLI right ?
Just give it a try.
 

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Well both cards got the same architecture so it should work.
Your motherboard supports SLI right ?
Just give it a try.
Thanks for your kind response.

Yes my motherboard supports 3 way SLI card.

But what modded drivers will I going to use based from anatolymik's creations?

Thank you!
 
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Thanks for your kind response.

Yes my motherboard supports 3 way SLI card.

But what modded drivers will I going to use based from anatolymik's creations?

Thank you!
Use the last ones he modded:
310.70 Windows Vista&7 x64

But remember you'll need to install the original version of the same drivers.
Follow the tutorial and good luck :)
 

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You were doing something wrong
You wouldn't need a modded driver to get 2 GTX 460 to SLI
I´m not a complitly noob. I read everything, Nvidia FAQ ect., I even changed the BIOS of the graphics card to achieve SLI, did not help. Only those drivers who went straight away. I changed the slots, bios up to date, all new drivers, only this hack work, and I'm more than happy.
 
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I´m not a complitly noob. I read everything, Nvidia FAQ ect., I even changed the BIOS of the graphics card to achieve SLI, did not help. Only those drivers who went straight away. I changed the slots, bios up to date, all new drivers, only this hack work, and I'm more than happy.
Just curiosity, Do the cards have the same amount of vram ? If you weren't able to SLI I suspect 1 card has 1gb and the other 768mb
 
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I'm have no experience with SLI, so bear with me ...

I don't really understand why modded drivers are necessary.
In the SLI FAQ I found this:

"Q: Can I mix and match graphics cards from different manufacturers?
A: Using 180 or later graphics drivers, NVIDIA graphics cards from different manufacturers can be used together in an SLI configuration. For example, a GeForce XXXGT from manufacturer ABC can be matched with a GeForce XXXGT from manufacturer XYZ."

Can someone help a noob understand? :) (I didn't read the whole thread)
 
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I'm have no experience with SLI, so bear with me ...

I don't really understand why modded drivers are necessary.
In the SLI FAQ I found this:

"Q: Can I mix and match graphics cards from different manufacturers?
A: Using 180 or later graphics drivers, NVIDIA graphics cards from different manufacturers can be used together in an SLI configuration. For example, a GeForce XXXGT from manufacturer ABC can be matched with a GeForce XXXGT from manufacturer XYZ."

Can someone help a noob understand? :) (I didn't read the whole thread)
Different manufacturers is one thing, different cards is another... thats why you need modded drivers, to be able to SLI different cards.
 
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Theoretically it should be possible. They're of the same core design.
GK 110 in Titan is different than GK104 in GTX 680.
 
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Different manufacturers is one thing, different cards is another... thats why you need modded drivers, to be able to SLI different cards.
Ah, right! That's what's meant by different cards.
Thanks
 
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GK 110 in Titan is different than GK104 in GTX 680.
Gee. You don't say...

I know that. It doesn't change the fact that they're of the same core design (as in, they're both Kepler chips).

If he wanted to SLI a Titan, and a GTX580, that would not work. They're differing core designs. Kepler for Titan vs. Fermi for GTX580.
 
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Gee. You don't say...

I know that. It doesn't change the fact that they're of the same core design (as in, they're both Kepler chips).

If he wanted to SLI a Titan, and a GTX580, that would not work. They're differing core designs. Kepler for Titan vs. Fermi for GTX580.
In that thinking, you could SLI a GTX 670 and a GTX 680. But you can't. with regular drivers.

They have to be the same model #, but can differ in clocks (EVGA GTX 680 with EVGA GTX 680 SUPERCLOCKED can work)
 
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Gee. You don't say...

I know that. It doesn't change the fact that they're of the same core design (as in, they're both Kepler chips).

If he wanted to SLI a Titan, and a GTX580, that would not work. They're differing core designs. Kepler for Titan vs. Fermi for GTX580.

I have done SLI and with GTX 560ti 448 and GTX 470 which are built on simlar core from Fermi family.

SLI with different cards works when the cards share the same series in the core with this modded driver

Titan has been given the Kepler family name but it is a different gpu core name.

GTX 660 ti, GTX 670, GTX 680, GTX 690 all have the same GK 104 core name and have the same number of transistors 3540 million. They are similar and could possibly be SLI with a modded driver.


GTX Titan is much different even though it also has been given the Kepler family name. Titan is based on GK 110 core name and has 7080 million transistors.

Though these cards share the same family name they are very different. I will wait for OP to address this but to me it seems like SLI is not possible between GTX titan and other Kepler cards.
 
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I have done SLI and with GTX 560ti 448 and GTX 570 which are built on same Fermi 110 code name and Fermi family.
Pics or it didn't happen.
 
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I have done SLI and with GTX 560ti 448 and GTX 470 which are built on same 110 core name and Fermi family.

SLI with different cards works when the cards share the same series in the core with this modded driver

Titan has been given the Kepler family name but it is a different gpu core name.

GTX 660 ti, GTX 670, GTX 680, GTX 690 all have the same GK 104 core name and have the same number of transistors 3540 million. They are similar and could possibly be SLI with a modded driver.


GTX Titan is much different even though it also has been given the Kepler family name. Titan is based on GK 110 core name and has 7080 million transistors.

Though these cards share the same family name they are very different. I will wait for OP to address this but to me it seems like SLI is not possible between GTX titan and other Kepler cards.
Pics or it didn't happen, and you select pics. Good choice, sir.

I'm even more surprised in this case, the 470 is not GF110 as you say , but the closely related GF100.

I note that you had to use a modded driver.

Is there a list anywhere of valid combinations of cards?

Yup, GTX470 is a GF100. Not GF110.
 
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Pics or it didn't happen, and you select pics. Good choice, sir.

I'm even more surprised in this case, the 470 is not GF110 as you say , but the closely related GF100.

I note that you had to use a modded driver.

Is there a list anywhere of valid combinations of cards?

Thanks. That is what I meant. The naming gets confusing.


I don't think a Titan will SLI with a GTX 680 or a GTX 690 but I would try it anyways if I had the cards for confirmation.
 
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Pics or it didn't happen.
How about just believing someone when they tell you, or ask for pictures in a polite manner.

Just saying. No offence meant whatsoever. :)
 

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Gtx 690 and gtx 660

Tried this with my GTX 690 and with a new GTX 660, didn't seem to work.

The install batch runs perfectly, but i can't sli them together in nvidia control panel