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Here's a 460 SLI vs 6950 2gb single card for the the 460 are a OC Monster card can do 800+ with no votage tweaks mostly so expect better numbers then what the graph shows smile.gif
they will not be SLI-able different memory buses, the 192 460's are those V2's that stealthed their way onto shelfs for the most part.

That's what I'm finding out. dang 192bit cards. Sadly Frys doesnt have any 256bit cards left on the shelf's where I live.
Yea the oveclocking is one thing I love about my 460 it does 851 on the core with out even trying and never see's above 39° being on my water loop.
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You can't sli a 192bit and 256 I'm positive. Also, the cuda cores need to be the same. Make sure if you buy a second card that if your first card is 336 cuda, that your second card is aswell. There is a gtx460 SE that has less than 336 cuda and they cant sli together either.

Thanks for the confirmation! Cuda cores and every thing else are the same except for the memory interface bus sozo.gif dang you Nvidia, and Evga madsmiley.png
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keep a eye on here they restock every so often and affordable, they are 256bit and 1gb versions i will be getting one myself in a coming time to pair up with my 460 SSC w/ Backplate smile.gif good luck.
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sadly all I can find are 192bit interface gtx460's now and mine is a 256bit memory interface.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130752 - unless you were looking for a used one.

If you have the money I would get the 6950 for more vram and more performance in the future if/when you get another one.
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Just in case you want to try SLI with the 192 and 256 bit cards, this might work.
http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=158907
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Just in case you want to try SLI with the 192 and 256 bit cards, this might work.
http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=158907

that would actually cause some performance issues with two different memory buses being used at the same time in SLI and require quite a bit of tinkering to get right, but i suppose that could work for him redface.gif
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