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65nm GTX 260 SLI with 55nm?

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Can I SLI the new 55nm 260 core 216 with my regular 260 (core 216)?
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Wait.. You can I think.. The 9800GTX series could do that. So I don't see why the GTX200 series wouldn't.
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Yes you should. There is a mix of GTX 260s in the channel so you don't know whether you will get a 65nm or a 55nm one unless it is specifically stated.
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Yes, but of course you will run at the speed of the slower one, assuming you want to overclock at all.
The one 55nm card will run a bit cooler and use less power than the other if you keep them at the same speed though.
    
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Yes, you should be able to, but as others have said, you'll have to run them at the speed of the slower card if you decide to overclock.
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Yeah I knew about the speed thing. I just hope the 260s come down in price a bit so I can go SLI for a bit cheaper.
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I would contact EVGA first just to make sure. You should be able to but your 55nm SHOULD have much more OCing potential than the 65nm. I will be getting one on tuesday in the mail so ill know then.
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This question was asked and answered over at the Evga forum and yes they will SLI together just fine, as far as the drivers knows they are both GTX 260 C216 cards
the 55 is just a die shrink, for that matter you are able to SLI a core 216 card with a core 192 card as well. I hope that answers everyone's question.
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