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hey guys im currently using a Abit FP-IN9-SLI motherboard and the chipset for the SLI is the 650i, Im using an BFG 8800GTXOC Card at the moment but have heard that you cannot run 2x 8800GTX series cards in a 650i SLI board?

Just want to know if this is true? in the future i want to get into SLI mode but will the 650i chipset be unable to run 2 x 8800GTX at 16x ??

thanks for the replies in advance

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Nah, it's not true.

You can run ANY sli combo on the 650i chipset, its preety much the same as the 680i chipset.

It's just that the 650i chipset will run the two cards at 8X each instead of 16X each. so far, performance wise, i dont know what the difference will be...

EDIT: look HERE, there's no difference preety much..
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get a new mobo that can run 2 cards in sli at 16x!
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pang786 View Post
get a new mobo that can run 2 cards in sli at 16x!
there's no point. is 1 or 2 FPS REALLy worth spending an extra 100$? maybe it is (EDIT: for some), but since You wont notice the difference, only your computer will.
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