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Message 23883 - Posted: 21 Feb 2017, 23:54:35 UTC

Before I experiment, can anyone provide some guidance on whether it is better to run two GTX-1070s independently or connect them via SLI. I suspect separate is better.

Thanks for any and all input.

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Message 23885 - Posted: 22 Feb 2017, 3:14:30 UTC - in response to Message 23883.

Sli and Xfire add nothing and has been known to cause problems...
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Message 23887 - Posted: 22 Feb 2017, 13:11:07 UTC - in response to Message 23883.

Before I experiment, can anyone provide some guidance on whether it is better to run two GTX-1070s independently or connect them via SLI. I suspect separate is better.

Thanks for any and all input.

BarryJ


They work great if you are a gamer but can cause problems if you just crunching. Boinc is not setup to use gpu's in tandem, it is still in it's infancy in using multiple cpu cores for a single work unit.

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Message 23889 - Posted: 22 Feb 2017, 13:55:43 UTC - in response to Message 23887.

Thanks,

That's what I thought.

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