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can you sli an 8800GT with a 9800GT?
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I do not believe so.
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post #3 of 11
you should be able to. if not, why not try [bios] flashing your 8800GT to the 9800GT firmware.

EDIT: I also see your motherboard does not support sli. sorry about your luck .
Edited by procpuarie - 12/20/08 at 12:01pm
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post #4 of 11
You need to flash the BIOS of the 8800GT to a 9800GT. But you run the risk of bricking the card, it's better to just get another 8800GT.
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post #5 of 11
You'd be better off just getting another 8800gt. You'd have a buy a new motherboard if you want to sli though.
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post #6 of 11
I believe you can, but you probably shouldn't. The 8800 might slow down the 9800.
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post #7 of 11
Possible yes, should you...no.
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post #8 of 11
Pretty sure you can run mixed SLI with the 180.60 or newer drivers, without any mods to the BIOS of the GPU's.
post #9 of 11
Yes you can do it there is a video some where on tiger direct saying so as long as the 9800 is primary card due to the 55nm or the highest amounted memory 1 goes in secondary
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BobbyChicken View Post
I believe you can, but you probably shouldn't. The 8800 might slow down the 9800.
The 9800GT is a 8800GT, just some of the 9800GT's have a die shrink (minority).

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Originally Posted by Old t-bird dude View Post
Yes you can do it there is a video some where on tiger direct saying so as long as the 9800 is primary card due to the 55nm
Most 9800GT's are 65nm as they are just rebranded 8800GT's. There are a few that actually have the 55nm die shrink.
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