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Well, I know SLI requires two exact same card, but does that also mean that your highest OC will have to be the lowest stable OC you can get on either of the cards?

Also, aside from batch Crysis benchmarks, is there a true way to fully bench/test your SLI, or do you just run each card in single mode to achieve stable/max gain THEN SLI them?

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I OC them together in SLI mode, if you have a card that you know is capable of higher OC than another then Id try it in the top slot. But more than likeley your going to get the same OC..

One card cant run faster than the other. If you were to SLI a 8800GT SSC with a 8800GT they would revert to the default non SSC cards clocks and you would have to manually OC them both and hope the non ssc reaches those clocks..

Make sense?? its late so i may not
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I think I did but I will reformulate in case.

If Card A reaches 700/1700/1000 and card B reaches 699/1699/1001, then the SLI would run each card @ 699/1699/1000 correct?
    
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Yes sir.
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Im not sure how you would overclock each card individually while in SLI

But yes if yo know both cards are capable of 699/1699/1000 then yes thats the OC setting that would work..
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both cards need to be at the same clock and be capable of reaching the same clock for SLi overclocks to work.
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Thank you very much dear sirs.
    
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