AMD to include SLI support in 990X, 990FX chipsets?

AMD will include SLI support in upcoming 990X, 990FX chipsets.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Mar 31 2011 9:30 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:32 PM CST
NVIDIA has agreed to make their SLI technology available for AMD 9-series chipset boards supporting Zambezi processors based on the Bulldozer architecture. Only the 990FX and 990X will be supported, so 7 and 8-series board owners are kicked to the curb unfortunately.

AMD to include SLI support in 990X, 990FX chipsets? | TweakTown.com


AMD 990FX will support 2 x PCIe x16 slots or 4 x PCIe x8 slots, being capable of 2-way (dual x16) or 3-way (tri x8) while 990X is only capable of 2-way (dual x8). At the moment there is no news of the AMD 970 being capable of SLI.

The AMD 9-series is expected to launch in May.
NEWS SOURCE:vr-zone.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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