Is NVLink BETTER than SLI??

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Komentáře • 2 742

  • Adarsh Jha
    Adarsh Jha Před dnem

    why does it have only hindi subtitles

  • Jan-Christopher Estelmann

    you should come back to that with the rtx 2080, since its performance is on the 1080ti level
    Now you can compare the sli on 1080ti and sli (over NVLink) wih the 2080 if there is any difference in scaling or performance!!

  • Matt C
    Matt C Před 5 dny

    SLI has never been successful for me, in fact, it's always caused worse performance, even in games that support it.

  • Intelligence Injection

    Democracy wins. If you know what I’m talking about

  • Dread Csgo
    Dread Csgo Před 7 dny +1


  • anthony ordonez
    anthony ordonez Před 7 dny

    Anyone know if there is any news about this Nvlink and if it’s ready for gamers now and if there’s any performance difference?

  • Holzwurm _HD
    Holzwurm _HD Před 7 dny +1

    Ive asked myself this for a few years now. What happens when you put an Sli bridge between 2 pc's?

  • Pavel Jelínek
    Pavel Jelínek Před 8 dny

    Well that means that the old PCIe 3.0 x16 is a serious bottleneck in this matter, though it is still better to have such a bandwidth because i bet if the bandwidth of NVlink was the same, the final results would bee much worser in this matter..

  • Arrowdodger
    Arrowdodger Před 9 dny +1

    Linus teaches us about Master/Slave relationships. kinky.

    TAN CHIA WEI Před 10 dny

    please sub my channel and get a chance to win ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11GB GDDR6 Graphics Card in this video 3 winner

  • Blank__ __
    Blank__ __ Před 11 dny +3

    Hindi sub? What's going on Linus? Since when you're so concerned about Indian audience? That's new.

  • John Doe
    John Doe Před 13 dny

    I know with SLI you had to have two cards with the same GPU and amount of memory. Do you have to use two of the same card for NVLink or will it work with two completely different nVidia graphics cards? I just wonder because this is the first time I have heard of NVLink.

  • DoctorX17
    DoctorX17 Před 13 dny

    "I'll read anything on the teleprompter", Linus says... would he do like Ron Burgundy and say the F-word if it was thrown up there?

  • lauren jackson
    lauren jackson Před 15 dny

    call me a show off i have 2 titan z's and it works fine for me at 1080p

  • Axel Shark
    Axel Shark Před 18 dny

    It sucks that you need to upgrade your cooling for it and lose your warranty. Because performance increases just by upgrading the coolers.☹️

  • xXx_MlgTr1kSh00ter _Xx
    xXx_MlgTr1kSh00ter _Xx Před 20 dny +1

    I actually realized that the gpus on the table worth more than my car lol xd my car is only $19k

  • xXx_MlgTr1kSh00ter _Xx
    xXx_MlgTr1kSh00ter _Xx Před 21 dnem

    Even the NvLink bridges alone are expensive af

  • Cool Guy
    Cool Guy Před 21 dnem

    If Martin Luther King is still alive, he’d be glad.

  • YouFoundDan
    YouFoundDan Před 22 dny +1

    so how does the bottom card have room to breathe?

  • Owen
    Owen Před 23 dny

    speaking of big questions have ya tried my dick?

  • FaZe_Catfish_
    FaZe_Catfish_ Před 25 dny

    Am I the only one who knows what he’s talking about

  • Emile Ali
    Emile Ali Před 26 dny

    I need a pc so bad

  • Alan Walker
    Alan Walker Před 27 dny +2

    SLI you just saved Democracy

  • Esperanza Vibes
    Esperanza Vibes Před 29 dny

    This is a must see for pc gamers

  • Cheburushka
    Cheburushka Před měsícem

    If i buy a Z 390 motherboard now and a rtx 2060, can i later buy a second 2060 and simply plug it in? Where do i get this connector from. And how much more should the power supply handle?

  • hill160881
    hill160881 Před měsícem

    SLI or nvlink who cares? SLI was never adopted by the gaming industry fully. So it’s cool if you play a game that supports it or are running a program that can use it, otherwise who cares.

  • The PG Pickle
    The PG Pickle Před měsícem

    1:55 anyone else see linus wink

  • Mark Zimmerman
    Mark Zimmerman Před měsícem

    I love how Linus always has buckets of graphics cards on hand.

  • Kyle Markham
    Kyle Markham Před měsícem

    Hey I am building a rc truck for the make a wish foundation and was wondering if you wanted to help out

  • creepyguy
    creepyguy Před měsícem

    10k$ cards.. Droool

  • Daniel Jones
    Daniel Jones Před měsícem

    My fiancee said she would buy me a quaddro for my gaming PC but it just didn't justify her spending that much on a comparable gmain card I asked her to get me a 2080tu strix, tell me your thoughts?

  • Bowsette
    Bowsette Před měsícem

    Linus wakes up every morning and says seven hail Marrys and 10 don’t drop its. 😆

  • Chris Whithorn
    Chris Whithorn Před měsícem

    STFG imma slap mofos ok so i need to get help cuz i just spent 7k on my comp

  • Esperanza Vibes
    Esperanza Vibes Před měsícem +1

    is a 4 way gtx 1080 ti sli better than a 2 way rtx 2080 sli?

    • Esperanza Vibes
      Esperanza Vibes Před měsícem

      😂😂 Yes, your true no average person will have the incentive to actually build a system with 4 1080 ti's, but if your crazy (in the cool way meaning of crazy) like this guy, link here ( ) you would, and run your games on 4k on high settings all the time at a playable framerate hehe.

    • Esperanza Vibes
      Esperanza Vibes Před měsícem

      Thank you! I'm on a budget [as a college student] and turned an old optiplex into a gaming pc by upgrading its i5 cpu to a i7 cpu; changed its gtx 1050 (2gb) gpu to a gtx 1050 ti (4gb) and then upgraded the 8gb installed ram to a 16 gb ram. (This is my rig now, not very very high end, but runs all modern games well at decent graphics settings on my benQ monitor. I don't play vr games). But anyhow, [if you are rich enough to pay for electricity bills and have enough time to play all day long], (I know this next question may sound like a rhetorical question but....) is 4k gaming on 4 gtx 1080 ti smoother than 4k gaming with 2 way rtx 2080s? (that sounds broad, by smooth i mean no stuttering on high frame rates)? ray tracing seems to be the only graphical improvement you get for having an rtx graphics card.???? Thank you

    • Esperanza Vibes
      Esperanza Vibes Před měsícem

      thank you! But again, ray tracing is only available through rtx graphics. Is ray tracing really necessary? Now, if you're reach enough, you can afford pcs with 4 way rtx(s). But the question remains, is ray tracing such a graphical improvement?

    • Dark Stone
      Dark Stone Před měsícem

      BTW for ur information rtx cards use nv link so it will be significantly faster than 2 1080ti's in sli. Bt as of 2019 nobody will ever make a system with four 1080ti's in it😂😂. (Unless he has them lying around)

    • Dark Stone
      Dark Stone Před měsícem


  • HuyGigh
    HuyGigh Před měsícem

    Out of a possible five

    BO_SLAGG Před měsícem +1

    1 of every single video card shown cost more than pc monitor Xbox tv and bed

    • Dark Stone
      Dark Stone Před měsícem

      We simple humans use an Xbox and a TV and save the rest of the money for other uses

    • Dark Stone
      Dark Stone Před měsícem

      Rtx cards are really for those folks who can't bear to play games below 144fps :)

  • md mamun
    md mamun Před měsícem +1

    send me as a gift one of them

    • Dark Stone
      Dark Stone Před měsícem

      I don't think he's even reading ur comment

  • Ricardo Pesenti
    Ricardo Pesenti Před měsícem +1

    Nvidia has ended slavery

  • Some Body
    Some Body Před měsícem +2

    So nvlink is communist and sli is capitalists

  • Alex Hurt
    Alex Hurt Před měsícem +1

    They're actually going to do SLI over NVLink now from what I've seen.

  • Berkehan OK
    Berkehan OK Před měsícem


  • DPR04
    DPR04 Před měsícem

    so SLI is the Confederacy and Nvlink is the it

  • phil merrifield
    phil merrifield Před měsícem

    According to your video SLI doesn't allow you to use all of the available memory, but how come mine does 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂

  • lyo0
    lyo0 Před měsícem

    "they are no slaves" Lincoln would approuve NV link

  • TheSleven67
    TheSleven67 Před měsícem +2

    Weird question, could you pair a gtx 1080ti and 2080ti in SLI and still get raytracing?

    • Dark Stone
      Dark Stone Před měsícem +1

      Nope because both the cards have different based architecture and gtx ones use sli, while rtx ones use nv link. To make a long story short it's not possible to run different generation cards in sli

  • Next-Gen-Gamer
    Next-Gen-Gamer Před měsícem +1

    can a NVlink work with gtx 1080 ti and rtx 2080 ti together?

  • The man is no one.
    The man is no one. Před měsícem +1

    Have to go work tomorrow. Watching GPU videos at 2 am.

  • Manoj Varughese
    Manoj Varughese Před 2 měsíci

    1:11 oh distracting and annoying

  • Zadicus
    Zadicus Před 2 měsíci +2

    But, can it run crysis?

  • Dragon101201
    Dragon101201 Před 2 měsíci

    Sli was held as to double performance in games and graphics heavy tasks and it didnt double but it seem nvlink will almost double performance using both cards and not a tiny part of the 2nd card

  • Erick Andino
    Erick Andino Před 2 měsíci +1

    give me a graphic card hahaha even if it is a gtx 1060

    • Erick Andino
      Erick Andino Před měsícem

      +Dark Stone 33122-1310

    • Dark Stone
      Dark Stone Před měsícem

      I'll send u a 9800gtx 😂😂

  • David Lamberti
    David Lamberti Před 2 měsíci

    Loving your vids. Keep them coming. Is it possible to use an NVLink bridge between an RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 ti?

    • Dark Stone
      Dark Stone Před měsícem

      I think it's a give or take situation. Maybe with some software tweaking u might be able to run both in nv link, bt it won't increase your performance in any way. So it's waste of time

  • Cyberman3245
    Cyberman3245 Před 2 měsíci

    Is NVLink basically Raid for graphics cards?

  • Arch Angel
    Arch Angel Před 2 měsíci

    Doesn’t putting the fan of the second card right up against the pcb of the first destroy its ability to cool itself?

  • Mittens FastPaw
    Mittens FastPaw Před 2 měsíci

    Never be able to afford it till it doesn't matter though.

  • Lee H
    Lee H Před 2 měsíci

    Dont get it just ditch nv sli and give us full memory nv

  • Bailey Fuyu
    Bailey Fuyu Před 2 měsíci

    Great now we have to kink shame the graphics cards...

  • doltBmB
    doltBmB Před 2 měsíci +1

    Over a decade? It wasn't even made by nvidia, SLI goes all the way back to 3dfx from the days of voodoo2 from 1998.

  • Matthew Cantrell
    Matthew Cantrell Před 2 měsíci +1

    Ill take two of those GV100s! Oh wait. Theyre $9,000 each. Nvm.

  • Prius cupholder
    Prius cupholder Před 2 měsíci +3

    I want it.
    *looks at price of one Quadro gpu*: I’m good

  • Londale Carter
    Londale Carter Před 2 měsíci +1

    Ahhhhh I get it!! NV link is the PC version of SLI!!!!! No master and Slave relationship. Nv link should be called Woke link on that note!

  • banana eater
    banana eater Před 2 měsíci

    8:02 the solo gv100 got the highest score whoa

  • Miles Axelberd
    Miles Axelberd Před 2 měsíci +1

    envy link

    BROKEN ABUCUS Před 2 měsíci +1

    GPU civil rights

  • TheRealPuzzlecube
    TheRealPuzzlecube Před 2 měsíci +1


  • DOOM GUY 9316
    DOOM GUY 9316 Před 2 měsíci +1


  • nottacop
    nottacop Před 2 měsíci +1

    Oh, a GP100 is only $17,300? Is that all? Who watching this video will ever actually be able to afford one before the year 2040?

  • Larry Rilea
    Larry Rilea Před 2 měsíci +3

    Dude I would like to know the difference between 2 SLI RTX 2060s vs 1 RTX 2080, please.

    • Dark Stone
      Dark Stone Před měsícem

      2 sli rtx 2060s are even worse than a single rtx 2060 because the card doesn't support nv link, and it won't work together

  • Mahmud Rahman
    Mahmud Rahman Před 2 měsíci

    Hmm.. Sly and Envy-link. I seem to spot a pattern here. Ah, yes. The fact that En-vidia wants to have all the Envy-link for itself and for casual consumers to be held hostage and treated like slaves to SLl-only RTX...

  • Liam Kommer
    Liam Kommer Před 2 měsíci

    This is so cool, actually seems like Nvidia tried to release an earlier (worse) edition of the NVlink bridges to the public and Linus had to ask them about it. Not that we would be able to pay for it, but I sure would like to use what technology is actually up-to-date.

  • B S
    B S Před 2 měsíci +1

    Thats how the tech industry gets you to buy this stuff. Say a bunch of jargon included with a bunch of numbers that you have no idea what they are saying and then charging $1,000s and saying you need this.

  • Антон Штыхарь
    Антон Штыхарь Před 2 měsíci


  • bugPrime
    bugPrime Před 2 měsíci

    ridiculous comparison the nvidia gv100 cost about 9000 us dollar

  • Tom Gibbs
    Tom Gibbs Před 2 měsíci

    "ooh that's a lot of hardware ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)"

  • Guck Foogle
    Guck Foogle Před 2 měsíci

    Master 1080ti be like: Where is my ni**er??

  • TheDayAfterDark
    TheDayAfterDark Před 2 měsíci

    16k gaming dream came true now with that vram

  • Carlos Santos
    Carlos Santos Před 2 měsíci

    Hi there Linus im contact you from Switzerland ,I have a problem i can´t find the ROG SLI HB BRIDGE (3 slot) is there a website you know to buy and sent to switzerland? thanks.

  • Tina Lee
    Tina Lee Před 3 měsíci

    3:09 Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last!

  • Warrior1405
    Warrior1405 Před 3 měsíci

    GV100 is about 13 times more expensive than a GTX 1080 ti card, what's the cheapest card that can use NVLink?

  • N. Holbrook
    N. Holbrook Před 3 měsíci

    When WHO introduced SLI? Nvidia bought it from 3DFx. You should do a video about how well the Voodoo 2 SLI performs with modern games...

  • beachuk2000
    beachuk2000 Před 3 měsíci

    with how tight the cards are stacked when linked how badly does the top cards cooling capability suffer as it looks the fan will be struggling to suck air in?

  • azrul nizam
    azrul nizam Před 3 měsíci

    AMD please react to this for the sake of competition.

  • kariosar
    kariosar Před 3 měsíci

    When he is casually holding something that costs more than my car.

  • Timmi Germi
    Timmi Germi Před 3 měsíci

    1:03 Did you know at that point that you would literally stack up 5 running Titan Vs?😂😂

  • Yohan L.naraidoo
    Yohan L.naraidoo Před 3 měsíci

    So in basic terms... They abolished slavery

  • Victor Mendoza
    Victor Mendoza Před 3 měsíci


  • Robby Smith
    Robby Smith Před 3 měsíci

    It’s like GPU RAID

  • Bridget the Nun
    Bridget the Nun Před 3 měsíci

    *Router or switch*
    More like a HUB instead of router or a switch since you need overhead control protocols on those while a HUB is dumb.

  • Aeshma Grigori
    Aeshma Grigori Před 3 měsíci +1

    Seems viable that SLI is not dead given the introduction of NVlink and the benefits. That said only time will tell to see if the scaling evolves in a positive direction leading me to think that PCI 4.0 is just around the corner.

  • hzuiel
    hzuiel Před 3 měsíci

    I wonder how much crypto you could've mined with quad nvlinked gv100's.

  • Bi11y
    Bi11y Před 3 měsíci

    2:10 MonkaS

  • Lilsikas
    Lilsikas Před 3 měsíci +1

    Linus: *is 32 years old*
    Also Linus: *looks 14*

  • SilentGuyX
    SilentGuyX Před 3 měsíci

    NVIDIA never released SLI, 3dfx did.

  • Richard Chai
    Richard Chai Před 3 měsíci

    Me: Looks at the charts and thinks the meaning of life beneath it.

    My Brain: Is it time to rob Linus tech tips for their gpus?

  • AC4 Custom Creations
    AC4 Custom Creations Před 3 měsíci

    bitcoin here i come

  • Husain Husain
    Husain Husain Před 3 měsíci

    why dual gpus are not doubaling performence why are they not still fix this problem if they fix it we can build pc cheaper

  • Zeek M
    Zeek M Před 3 měsíci

    Lambo takes kick backs from nVidia.

  • Kevin King
    Kevin King Před 3 měsíci +3

    That clearly wasn't the real Linus because he didn't drop anything.

  • Matt Matteisen
    Matt Matteisen Před 3 měsíci

    reminds me of a cookingshow, how to bake a perfect PC.😂

  • Ryan Aegis
    Ryan Aegis Před 3 měsíci

    SO in the past I had thought SLI and Crossfire are the same tech, just different branding. If that is the case, does that mean Nvidia now has the leg up on AMD again? Is AMD going to make the same change, or can they even with patent laws restricting them?
    p.s. I haven't really looked into this tech since I planned my 4 390XR build. Been a while.