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Sli 8600gts cards on mobo

I USE A GIGABYTE GA-8N-SLI MOTHERBOARD WITH A 3.4 DUAL CORE PENTIUM 4 CPU AND 1GB CORSAIR DDR2 667MHZ MEMORY ON A 32" SCREEN. I HAVE RECENTLY PURCHASED 2 XFX NVIDIA GEFORCE 8600GTS EXTREME EDITION GRAPHICS CARDS. PROBLEM IS WHEN I INSTALL THE 2ND CARD FOR SLI MY SCREEN DOES NOT COME ON. POWER IS CONNECTED TO CARD, SLI PC BOARD AND BRIDGE IS INSTALLED. PLEASE ASSIST. THANK YOU SO MUCH. PS. 2 GIGABYTE 7600GT'S RAN PERFECTLY ON SAME SYSTEM.

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  • hornett Sep 17, 2007

    I USE A 650W POWER SUPPLY AND I DISCONNECTED MY DVD WRITER, BUT PROBLEM STILL NOT SOLVED.
    PLEASE ASSIST.
    THANK YOU!!!

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I think You already did it, but to be sure...
did You enabled SLI card? This is small card between PCIex slots, and You have to turn it attach from another side. And also try to connect monitor to another slot (another card slot)

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Maybe you need a higher wattage Power Supply. try decreasing the load like removing optical drives and extra HDD.

Posted on Sep 14, 2007

  • Anonymous Sep 17, 2007

    Try using the 2nd card's DVI or VGA Connection. Else update your driver. If the Update fails. Update your DirectX Driver. If both Fails Uninstall your Video Drivers and do a reboot then Use the Drivers provided on your CD.

    BTW whats your OS?

    Here are some useful links
    Direct X 9.0c August Update For Windows XP http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/detai...

    NVidia 8 Series Driver http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp_2k_16...

    Hope this will fix everything for you

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