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    Default SLI question

    Hi guys

    I have the opportunity to get another gtx780 cheap, but it's not the same manufacturer as the one i have in my current system. Will SLI work properly when it's two different cards?

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    Default Re: SLI question

    I don't see why they wouldn't run together. Might not LOOK the prettiest per say, but they should run in SLI.

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    ok cool...im putting a waterblock on it anyway, so the looks is going to be pretty much the same as i would use the same type of waterblock. I've never run SLI before, and people always seem to have identical cards, so i thought it better to ask you guys

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    brand doesnt matter as long as its the same model.
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    Default Re: SLI question

    ok so as long as they are both reference boards it should do just fine?

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    Default Re: SLI question

    Quote Originally Posted by Pete View Post
    ok so as long as they are both reference boards it should do just fine?
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    Default Re: SLI question

    As long as they are both the same series it will be fine. Doesn't matter the mfg or if one is factory OC'd. Say if you have a GTX780 4Gb you can run it with a GTX780 2Gb OC'd. You on the other hand cannot run a GTX780 with a GTX770. With the 780's you'll want to make sure that you put the higher memory card as the primary. By default they will run in SLI at the slower of the two cards.

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    I have two different brands of 7970's and the stock clock speeds are even different. They work great. Clock speeds didn't matter because I oc'd the cards.
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