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Phoronix: Tyan Tomcat K8E-SLI S2866

Dec 06, 2005, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"Up until the leak of NVIDIA's 1.0-8168 display drivers, the possibilities of running NVIDIA SLI (Scalable Link Interface) under Linux could have only been a figment of everyone's imagination. Although the ForceWare Rel80 drivers bring fourth a great deal of NVIDIA advancements as well as specific improvements to SLI, Windows users have had interim SLI support since November 09, 2004 with the release of the 66.93 drivers. In this time since the conception of Scalable Link Interface, the technology has improved greatly through periodic driver releases that now allow for creating custom game profiles, mixing-and-matching graphics cards from different vendors, and eliminating the need to reboot ever so often as well as hardware advancements by means of the nForce4 SLI X16. However, what is there in store for Linux SLI? Today, we will be investigating these possibilities as we tamper with Tyan's K8E-SLI S2866..."

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