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Can an overclocked and superoverclocked version of the same card run in sli?

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Particularly the gigabyte gtx 460
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yes. they are the same exact card, but one is factory overclocked.
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Yes they can thumb.gif
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Yes they can, but the faster card will match the speed of the slower card.

I did this with a Stock/Overclocked card for years
    
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Yes, that is the answer. Except that remember that the faster card will scale down to match the performance of the slower card, so consider overclocking your non-factory overclocked card as much as you are comfortable with. Otherwise you might as well be using just two stock cards lol.

Edit: A little slow, I am. Did not notice cohen above me saying the same thing...
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Awesome! thanks. But can both overclock to the same speeds surpassing the soc one?
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Awesome! thanks. But can both overclock to the same speeds surpassing the soc one?
Theoretically yes, but it boils down to whichever is the most stable for you.
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Awesome! thanks. But can both overclock to the same speeds surpassing the soc one?
Can they, yes. Will they? You never know till you try.

You can usually get regular cards to the level of factory overclocked cards.
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Or just flash the overclocked bios to the stock one, and it will work at rated speeds.
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Or just flash the overclocked bios to the stock one, and it will work at rated speeds.

Why would he do that?
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