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My 9800GX2 refuses to cooperate anymore, and after three weeks of troubleshooting, it can DIAF for all I care.

I need to replace it with another nVidia card. This card needs to be able to power two seperate 1920x1080 displays and manage HD video on both. It needs to be able to operate beside a GTX580 on the 260.26 drivers. And it needs to cost me no more than $100. Can anyone give me any suggestions?
post #2 of 12
this help:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814162078

?

108 after rebate.
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Can 400 series and 500 series cohabitate?
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Why don't you buy a XFX 9800GX2 from me and call it a day?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nocturin View Post
Are all Fermis capable of handling two monitors?

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Can 400 series and 500 series cohabitate?
Good question.

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Originally Posted by ducrider View Post
Why don't you buy a XFX 9800GX2 from me and call it a day?
I think you can understand my distrust for this model of video card...
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a 400/500 can cohabitate if one is a physx card, but they cant SLI.
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a 400/500 can cohabitate if one is a physx card, but they cant SLI.
Physx... would running it as a Physx card prevent it from powering two monitors? And as I'm not interested in the slightest by SLI, that's not an issue.

Also it makes sense that they would work together... hell, this 9800 lived perfectly fine alongside the 580 for three months.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AdmiralThrawn View Post
Physx... would running it as a Physx card prevent it from powering two monitors? And as I'm not interested in the slightest by SLI, that's not an issue.

Also it makes sense that they would work together... hell, this 9800 lived perfectly fine alongside the 580 for three months.
oh, then yeah i guess they can power seperate monitors...if you have been doing it with your current setup.

was the 9800x2 running its own monitor?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by t00sl0w View Post
oh, then yeah i guess they can power seperate monitors...if you have been doing it with your current setup.

was the 9800x2 running its own monitor?
It was running two.
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