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Thread: can you sli two different card

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2005

    can you sli two different card

    different at the moment i have a BFG 7950gt 512mb graphics card i was thinking of getting a 8800gts/gtx (when i manage to save) can i SLI them because it says you must have 2 exact same card same make. because i think its a waste of my 7950 to go in a cupboard and collect dust

    thanks for help
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    You can SLI mixed cards to an extent. But not a 7xxx and an 8800. They are to different.

    For more details on what you can and cannot SLI go to SLI Zone. There you find anything you want to know about SLI.
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