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I am currently running 1 8800GT and am pondering another to run in SLI.

When you overclock the cards in a SLI setup, do they clock together? Or separately? If you do overclock them separate, do they need to run at the same clock to operate properly?

Also, is it important to use the same brand card? Or does that not matter as long as they are both 8800gt with the same amount of memory.

Thanks for your help.
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i am thinking about sli'ing 2 8800gt's also and i need the same help you do.
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well as for the overclocking I think you might find you will need to overclock seperately, yes they will work at differnt clock speeds, "one is overclocked one isnt" and yes you can use 2 differnt brand 8800gt's aslongs as they are the same model its fine. think you would be able to overclock them both with rivatuner
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rivatuner lets you choose which card to edit, and then you just clock each one separately.
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yup
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