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Originally Posted by NvidiaNewbie View Post
Droogie, thanks man. Looks like I can pull the trigger on another 460 to hold me over until the Kep's hit. Then again, I'm not sure my case will actually hold two cards! Sure, theres another slot there, but good luck getting another one in. Guess I'll have to try and jam it in.

-NvidiaNewbie
Make sure the PCIE slots are compatible and are wired for at least 8x physically, otherwise you will take a performance hit if your second card is only running at 4x. There is no difference shown between running modern single-gpu cards at 16x or 8x speed, but once you drop down to 4x you will take a hit.

Consult your motherboard manual or look online to find out what the PCI speeds are if you add a second card into the mix. I can't make specific recommendations for you because you don't have a sig rig edited into your profile and haven't told me otherwise
Edited by ArchLinuxFTW - 10/28/11 at 10:28pm
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