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AX vs RX (what does the A and R mean?)

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I'm running an eVGA 7800GTX (256-P2-N538-AX) GPU which I bought when it was the hottest thing available. Its still running smooth as silk but want to now go SLI to boost performance and extend life of this package. I know the 256-P2-N528-AX, with same clock speed (450MHz) would be good compatibility but not easy to find. I can get a 256-P2-N528-RX but don't have any idea what the difference is between the AX and the RX. What does the A and the R mean? Can someone confirm that these two cards would be SLI compatible? Would I be better off trying to find a 256-P2-N528-AX.?

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Darren
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The last two letters just represent packaging type (usually). For example, BR would mean a RMA product. TR means 2 year warranty. AR is usually general retail. They are all the same card just for different outlets. Yes, they are SLI compatible.
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Something to do with the packaging and contents.
Not exactly sure what the specific difference is though.
Look around for DuckieHo, PM him he will know for sure.


Edit-->LOLOLOLOL>> DuckieHo to the rescue
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