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Old 11-08-2010, 02:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Heya

I guess the 1st question is can it be done and what reprocusions if any will there be?

I currently have a Zotac 896mb GTx 275 Amp Running at 702/2520/1512 which uses Gddr3 Ram.

and after hours which turned into days i cannot find a second to go with it Sli.
So i thought what if i use 2 different ones. Im thinking of throwing
The Zotac 1GB GeForce GTS 450 AMP DDR5 NVIDIA in there and running that Sli with it.
But im wondering if there would be any problems?
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Nope, they must be the same card number... i.e. another gtx 275. BUT manufactuer and speeds don'gt matter.
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Ah i see, so I could run a standard Zotac GTX 275 sli with this even though they dont run at the same speeds. Nice to know if I cant find another AMP one.
Or any manufacturer, intersting. Thanks you widened my search.
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Yha.. I run sli 260s. Ones a xfx stock settings and ones a bfg maxcore, aka overclocked.

Sli makes them run at lowest set speed, but i've oc'd them both to a higher setting.

Infact, i'd save cash and get a non overclocked one, and just set the overclock yourself.

EEK........ Only Amazon has them in the US... and theyre pricey.

For the cost, it might be more economical and better performance with a newer card.
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For the same price you could prolly get a 6870 and call it a day. If you can find a used 275 (any speed, and manufacturer) then youd be set too.
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