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Old 07-15-09, 07:58 AM   #13
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Default Re: Has anyone tried a Tri-Sli with 3 GTX 295's?

Originally Posted by Muppet View Post
You don't need to use the bridge for SLI. It will result in lower performance though.
This is actually untrue. For 3 Way SLI. A bridge is required. And for 6 way it would be even more mandated. The reason being is PCIE bandwith may be enough ((albeit slower)) to drive 2 cards in AFR mode. The more GPUS will greatly increase the latency required for SLI operation and would end up causing a serious performance deficit.
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