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Is there a performance difference when using 2 different 7800GT cards as opposed to 2 of the same? (ie. an XFX and an eVGA vs. 2 XFX) Is there compatibilty problems of any sort or does it work as if they were the same? I'm curious because my version of the XFX 7800GT (the green one with the copper HS) is a hard and expensive find.
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There used to be an issue with it. However, nVidia changed something in their driver set and you should be able to use any card you want now as long as they are the same speed and run the same BIOS.
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Well the speed doesn't seem like it would be a problem cuz that's modifiable, but how would I know if it has the same BIOS and is it possible to flash the BIOS on these cards?
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All you need is the latest nvidia drivers, nothing needs to be checked, they fixed the issue a while back with I think the 78 series drivers but they're up to 82 something
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