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Old 12-10-2007, 08:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 8800gt sli question...

I'm kind of building a new rig.... kind of ... but ive run into a problem


no evga 8800 gt's 512mbs that arent on backorder -_-

Can i run a PNY, or some other brand of 8800 gt with an evga 8800 gt in sli? or does it have to be the same brand? and if i can is there any performance diffrence when having not the same brand....



lawl otherwise i guess im sticking to 1 8800 gt :/
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Old 12-10-2007, 09:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: 8800gt sli question...

i'm not certain but i think they do have to be the same brand...

though i'm probably going to be corrected.
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No they don't have to be the same brand. Just the same specs...
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Default Re: 8800gt sli question...

hope your right... cause i cant find any evga 8800 gt 512's in stock -_- if u find them point me in that direction lawl

So anyone recommend which 8800 gt i should go for?
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I am right

Doesn't really matter which 8800GT you get, but I would stick to people who have at least 2 year warranties. (everyone I think actually )
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Default Re: 8800gt sli question...

thx, im not too woried even if you were wrong ther eare so many people who want an 8800 gt -_-... actually... i hope i can find one right now otherwise im not getting one lawl... i have a deadline

ClubIT Product - GIGABYTE Geforce 8800GT 512MB 256bit GDDR3 PCI-Express 2.0 HDCP & SLI Ready Video Card Retail GV-NX88T512H-B

how about that one?

they wont require 2 diffrent drivers?
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Nope, it uses the nvidia driver, not a branded driver.
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Well, you can sell that one and get the 256mb version from xfx, two of them would only cost about $100 than a single superclocked card.
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...but 256mb is not going to be enough vram for a 21'' screen
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Default Re: 8800gt sli question...

nah im going for 2

what is the diffrence between these two motherboards... im leaning towards the first one because its on the recommendation list


http://www.alvio.com/product_view.as...rce_ID=froogle

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