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post #1 of 10
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Is it possible to have two of the same GFX Card in you're system? I was just reading a thread on another forum and someone said it is? Is this true?
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post #2 of 10
yes for nvidia its called SLI and fot ATI its called Crossfire, it links the two gpu's together and gives u a mojor increase in graphix processing
but your motherboard must support it with 2 PCI-e slots
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post #3 of 10
Chipset has to support it also.
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Oh, ok thanks
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post #5 of 10
Yep, and if you buy a dell you can have 4, LOL.
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post #6 of 10
what????
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post #7 of 10
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I'v a Dell Dimension 2400(Crap i know). Can i just buy x2 GeForce FX5500's?
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i dont think the quad sli has come out yet... it was at a computer show, but thats it, and even if you can get it, the rest of the crappy dell system will bottleneck it!!!LOL
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Damien
I'v a Dell Dimension 2400(Crap i know). Can i just buy x2 GeForce FX5500's?
No. You need a SLI enabled motherboard and a 6xxx+ series card.

Edit: Pbasil, it actually has a Pentium-D at 4.2 ghz... Which isnt crap.
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post #10 of 10
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Ahhh, oh well
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