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So, in my new system(I do not have the current sig rig anymore, I need to update ot) I have a GTX 690: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121636
An Asus GTX690-4GD5. I couldn't find another one to save my life, however I did find a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130790 EVGA Signiture 04G-P4-2692-KR. Will these two cards sli together? It looks like their stats are pretty much the same.
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Originally Posted by Kithro View Post

So, in my new system(I do not have the current sig rig anymore, I need to update ot) I have a GTX 690: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121636
An Asus GTX690-4GD5. I couldn't find another one to save my life, however I did find a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130790 EVGA Signiture 04G-P4-2692-KR. Will these two cards sli together? It looks like their stats are pretty much the same.
Both are 4GB 512 bit cards so yes.
As long as there's nothing fundamentally different about the cards then it'll work.
Those are both reference design as well so they're basically identical.

Edit: I'm running an MSI and PNY 470 in SLI right now.
(mine are flashed with an EVGA identifying BIOS that allows higher GPU voltage so my PC thinks they're both EVGA but back when they showed up as PNY and MSI cards they worked fine in SLI too)
Edited by Mike-IRL - 8/20/12 at 7:58am
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Yes they will work together, they're basically the same.
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Shakin bacon! Awesome smile.gif Now to debate if my 1000W PSU will be enough(Cooler Master +80 Gold) to power it.
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Shakin bacon! Awesome smile.gif Now to debate if my 1000W PSU will be enough(Cooler Master +80 Gold) to power it.

I'm almost certain it would be but you should post a topic in the PSU section of the forum and get a second opinion.

Edit: That's assuming your 2500K stays at 4.5 and you don't overvolt your cards. I don't know what the power consumption of a 690 is exactly though so I'd ask someone else. tongue.gif
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The 680s are really power efficient. You'd be fine with around 700W.
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