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Sli problems I have an Asus A8n/ deluxe from which I am using two 8800gts 640mb cards I had them set in sli mode for quite some time but for some strange reason when I loaded up farcry2 they said my drivers were out of date, so they were updated and since then my pc is not recognising that I have two cards plugged in. I have tried to uninstall and reinstall I have even got to the point of resetting the coms on my mobo but to no avail,.

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  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    Have you rolled back your drives yet? Did you go to the 8800 gts motherboard website to get the new drivers? Have you looked into theĀ 
    MY COMPUTER hardware to see if both cards have the updated driver?

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Get drivers from nvidia.com; If that doesn't work reinstall windows and do the same.

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Asus a8n sli deluxe motherboard diagram manual?


Download page.
http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_Socket_939/A8NSLI_Deluxe/#download


You must choose an OS like XP. Required, but indifferent. Click on Manual and choose Global link.

Oct 14, 2012 | ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard

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I don't know how to plug in the wires for the ASUS a8n sli deluxe motherboard


Here is the manual for your motherboard (since describing a diagram probably isn't very useful...)
http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/socket939/A8N-SLI/e2024_a8n-sli.pdf

You want to look at pages 27-35, they describe what you need to plug into the motherboard. Basically make sure you have connected:

1) 24-pin power cable (from power supply)
2) 4-pin power cable (for CPU from power supply)
3) Any case fans with 3/4 pin connectors.
3) hard drives (SATA or IDE)
4) USB front panel ports
5) Audio front panel ports
6) Case plugs (power LED, hdd LED, power switch, and reset switch).

Apr 19, 2011 | ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard

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Boot usb cdrom a8n sli deluxe


Press Deleate key at boot enter bios goto boot settings set 1st boot devise as usb press F10 and enter to save changes

Nov 14, 2009 | ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard

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Coolmaster cm690 asus a8n-sli deluxe


the boards today have real fine typeset near the connection pins but they are there

Jul 31, 2009 | ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard

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Asus a8n sli premium


From the Asus support site.

If you installed total 4GB memory, the system will detect less than 4GB of total memory because of address space allocation for other critical functions, such as:

- System BIOS (including motherboard, add-on cards, etc..)
- Motherboards resources
- Memory mapped I/O
- configuration for AGP/PCI-Ex/PCI
- Other memory allocations for PCI devices

Different onboard devices and different add-on cards (devices) will result of different total memory size.
e.g. more PCI cards installed will require more memory resources, resulting of less memory free for other uses.

On a SLI system, since PCI-Ex graphic cards will occupy around 256MB, another 256MB will be occupied after you install a 2nd PCI-Ex graphic card. Hence, 2.75GB memory left only if two SLI cards installed on A8N-SLI Premium while 3.0GB memory left with one graphic card without other add-on devices.

This limitation applies to most chipsets & Microsoft Windows 32-bit version operating systems.

If you install Windows 32-bit version operating system, we recommend that you install less than 3GB of total memory. If more than 3GB memory is required for your system, then below two conditions must be met: 1. The memory controller which supports memory swap functionality is used. Chipsets later than Intel 975X, 955X, Nvidia NF4 SLI Intel Edition, Nvidia NF4 SLI X16, and AMD K8 CPU architecture support memory swap function. 2. Windows 64-bit OS which can address more than 4GB memory.

Jan 06, 2009 | ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard

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ASUS EZ-PLUG not plugged in?


ASUS EZ_PLUG is optional for SLI mode...this model of your motherboard has an SLI that connect 2 video card using pci express...if this is only you problem for bugging the EZ_plug not connected,you can disable that in BIOS setup...

Oct 28, 2008 | ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard

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Asus A8N sli Premium - sli problems


I went through your bios manual three times & did not come across a setting that gives you the option as you listed above.
What I did come across & triple checked your Manual Pg. 2-28 section 14. Asus EZ selector card connector (144-pin SLI_CON.
When using two PCIE SLI cards make sure the card is seated correctly & set for Dual Video Cards. (extreamly important).
Pg. 4-34, section 4.4.9 SLI mode Recommend kepping to Auto. Than the Bios detects the setting of theSLI selector card.
Refering to the sentance above the manual recommends all settings be set to Auto. Your Bios will do the rest. If for unknown reason you no longer have your manual you can download it from Asus. You'll need to fill in the 3 windows under, Please Select the Product.
Motherboard
Socket939
A8N-SLI Premium
Any more question Drucos, please feel free to post back here!
& please vote...

Feb 22, 2008 | ASUS A8N-SLI Premium Socket 939 NVIDIA...

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Sli


Hey, set the bios setting to auto. As far as I know and I have two 8600 GTs in my pc on sli I havent had to do such thing in the control panel. Directx diag reports 1008MB of videomemory for me. (both cards)

Havent had any problems myself Il test that when I get home tonight. Il provide you with more help incase I have to sort the same problem in my own pc.

Feb 15, 2008 | ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard

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Describe your ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe nVidia video card


Yes, you do. Your board was built with the idea to use 2 graphic boards to get great video


NVIDIA® SLI™technology revolutionizes PC performance by combining multiple PCI Express GPUs in a single and scalable system! Gamers and hardcore enthusiasts know that dual GPUs mean increased, supercharged 3D graphics and performance

Dec 09, 2007 | ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe nVidia nForce4 SLI...

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System wouldn't Boot


If your CPU or memory were an issue your Asus board would sound off with BIOS beeps. Asus uses the Award BIOS & you can see what these beeps mean at the link below. Regaurding your PC not able to boot is an issue with your PCIE/PEG video card-in relationship with BIOS setting & the SLI switch card mode that came with your board. When running 1PEG video card you must set this in the BIOS to Auto & you need your SLI switch card connected in its slot. By default, the EZ Selector card is set for a single graphic card. When you install dual PCIE graphic cards on A8N-SLI series motherboards, please make sure EZ Selector card set to the Dual Video Card side and properly inserted. Link to Award Bios beep codes: http://www.bioscentral.com/beepcodes/awardbeep.htm
Will come in handy.
Reading the FAQ's at Asus site will help you better understand your A8N-SLI Deluxe. You'll need to fill in the, "Please Select the Product" first: http://support.asus.com/faq/faq.aspx?SLanguage=en-us

Dec 05, 2007 | ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard

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