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I currently have

http://www3.pny.com/GTX-460-OVERCLOC...P2899C434.aspx

and would like to SLI with

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0343313

and is the sparkle a reference card?

thanks
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Yes.
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http://www.slizone.com/object/slim_help_gpu.html

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Originally Posted by nvidia
SLI PCs must use matching GeForce Models, however the manufacturer, clock speeds and memory size can vary.
post #4 of 10
Yep, you are not limited to within the same brand. As long as they are the same model, in this case GTX 460s you can sli to your hearts content. I checked to make sure one of them wasn't the 768MB version, as with sli or xfire whatever card has the lower amount of VRAM, thats what the other card is limited to even if it has more.
post #5 of 10
Those should work nicely in SLI, and IIRC the sparkle is also a reference card.

Don't forget, they share the clocks, so the higherclocked card will go run on the slowest card speed (700 default for the sparkle). But ofcourse, if you have the temperature, you can clock them very nicely to 800++
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Yes u can
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Quote:
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Yes.
TY

Quote:
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TY
Quote:
Originally Posted by Arinoth View Post
Yep, you are not limited to within the same brand. As long as they are the same model, in this case GTX 460s you can sli to your hearts content. I checked to make sure one of them wasn't the 768MB version, as with sli or xfire whatever card has the lower amount of VRAM, thats what the other card is limited to even if it has more.
TY
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rann View Post
Those should work nicely in SLI, and IIRC the sparkle is also a reference card.

TY
Don't forget, they share the clocks, so the higherclocked card will go run on the slowest card speed (700 default for the sparkle). But ofcourse, if you have the temperature, you can clock them very nicely to 800++
TY


i had to PNY in SLI but i died and MC doesnt have anymore PNY in so i was goin to trade both og 460's in and upgrade to a 580 but then that would be $500 plus i gotta get a waterblock.

thanks for the help guy and rep+ has been given
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Is this a reference model?

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http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/340...ard/index.html

look at its review



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