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Old July 12, 2012, 09:57 AM
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can I do SLI with an identical chip on PCI express and simple PCI port? or on 2 simple PCI ports?
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Old July 12, 2012, 10:01 AM
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no..? You can't use PCI ports .. Do they even make video cards that use PCI slots anymore?

but I'm not sure what you mean by 'simple'
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Old July 12, 2012, 10:12 AM
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They make the odd PCI card, however no higher end card is. I don't believe a PCI-E card will properly fit/sit in a PCI slot. I wouldn't be surprised if the card or the slot would get damaged.

As long as it's the same card and architecture, aka the 560 Ti cannot sli with the regular 560, they can sli.
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Old July 12, 2012, 10:21 AM
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gt430 and gt520 among others. Ok, I am not dumb, but I have a gt430 on pci express and there are models on simple pci port. My onboard chipset is nForce 3600
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Old July 12, 2012, 10:31 AM
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Very odd question which I've never seen asked before... I really doubt it but would be interested to see if it was possible (not that I would advise ever doing it)
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Very odd question which I've never seen asked before...
I asked here as I haven't found the answer anywhere. I guess nobody cared to try?
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