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Old 11-18-2005, 02:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was just looking at the Lanparty UT nF Ultra-D http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152 compared to http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136151 my Lanparty nF4 SLI-DR
If the the UT nF4 Ultra-D isnt SLI, why does it also have 2 PCIE Slots on it?

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Old 11-18-2005, 02:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You can use a video card that is PCI-E without useing SLI. Some ATI cards come PCI-E but ATI doesn't support SLI, it uses it's own technology called Crossfire. Anywho...just because it has a PCI-E slot doesn't mean you HAVE to use SLI. PCI-E > AGP


I have no idea why a board that has two PCI-E slots doesn't support SLI. Maybe if one goes you have a backup?

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Old 11-18-2005, 03:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You can run SLI on it. With the right software, SLI can be run without a bridge (just two slots).
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Old 11-18-2005, 03:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thats interesting. Looking at pics of the board it has the jumpers between the pcix16 slots that dfi uses for sli. It also has the nfoce4 chipset which supports sli. I would say it does support sli off the visuals. But then it does not say it does. very interesting.
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