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Can a 8600 gs and 8600 gt be set up in sli?

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My friend has an 8600 gt in his computer, and he recently got an 8600 gs hand-me-down and i was wondering if they are close enough to use in sli?

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no. gotta be the same gpu
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sure? its actually a gts and a gt, and i just looked up the specs and the only difference is clock speed
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Seems mute to do this, just get a new gen card.
    
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haha i do agree, but he doesnt want to put any money into it. and its kind of fun to play with old pc stuff sometimes.
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sure? its actually a gts and a gt, and i just looked up the specs and the only difference is clock speed
yeah, you cant sli them, it both has to be the same, just because they add that one "s" into the other card doesnt mean you can sli it, again you have different models
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With NV i recall cards must be the same unlike ati you can crossfire the same faimly of cards.
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thanks Pete. I guess thats the one good thing that ati has going for them xD.
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thanks Pete. I guess that's one of many good things that AMD has going for them.
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haha so you must be an AMD guy. I used one of their ATI cards a few years ago when i was first getting into computers, and i had nothing but problems with it. so i switched to NVidia and never looked back
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