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Using Scalable Link Interface (SLI) to speed up renders [duplicate]

Has anyone used two titan cards in Scalable Link Interface to speed up renders? I'm just curious because I've tried everything.
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GPU rendering for Cycles on MAC PRO (late 2013)

As the development notes of Blender 2.76 tell, there should be support for GPU rendering under OpenCL now and it should be possible to let the AMD GPU's do the Cycles Rendering. I tried and it seems ...
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Does Blender Cycles support rendering in SLI mode - two and more graphics cards?

Can we make SLI bridge between our graphics cards for a faster rendering on blender Cycles renderer? I saw on the blender version 2.79.4 we can faster render on 64*64 render tile on CPU and GPUs, ...
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Can you use 2 non SLI GPUs in Blender?

Can you use 2 non SLI GPUs in Blender with 2 different architectures an example a geforce gtx 560 and a quadro fx 4000.
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Should i run SLI or not?

I were given two 580 GTX evga cards and thinking of putting them to use. Should I use SLI or not? I know that sli makes two card work as one etc. Hear some say SLI is not good for cycles, better to ...
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Long render times for a nature scene?

I created a nature scene and everything was fine until I tried to render it. I set about 600 samples (quite low) and hit render. I let it sit over night, but when I got up, I saw 6 hours left (even ...
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Bad GTX 970 Performence [closed]

i just got my new Zotac GTX 970 and blender 2.73 but i'm worried about my cylcles results. My other card was a GTX 670 OC, so theoreticly i should achieve 50-100% faster rendering times. Sadly the ...
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Budget gaming PC as render farm?

Admittedly, I am not very knowledgeable of hardware, but I am trying to put together a cheap render farm using the following with my Lenovo Y50 gaming laptop: GPU: 2X Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti CPU: ...
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Cycles using only one of 3 GPUs

I've been using 3 GTX 1080 cards for more than a year now, for Cycles rendering, but just recently, all of a sudden, Blender is only using one of them, ignoring the other 2 for rendering. I can see ...
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Using two GPUS as 1

I have a GTX 690 (a combination of 2 680s). Cycles renders it like it is a CPU with 2 threads, so it has two squares running around at the same time, but I have a lot of geometry and it uses the 680s ...
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two gpu's, how to differentiate them in system settings pull down menu?

I have two identical gpu's. When opening the compute device menu in system settings, there are two identical entries. I'd like to select the one that isn't being used - is there a way to do this?