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I currently have the eVGA 7800GT N516 (460/1100), which is no longer available on Newegg.

If I get a 7800GT N517 (470/1100) and run SLi, would there be any issues?

aka would it work or not, since the core speed is only 10MHz off, and the memory speed is the same

(I read somewhere that the N517 is just an overclocked N516)

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It would work just fine. The only thing would be that both cards would run at the slower of the 2 speeds. That means that both cards would run at 460/1100, but I'm sure you could just overclock it to 470/1100 just fine. So no worries.
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Yeah, according to:

http://www.slizone.com/object/slizone2_rel80.html

It should work okey-dokey.
    
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listen to me... if you want to use SLi dont buy a stronger card (same chip just ovrclocked a bit...) because both of them will run at the lowest speed... so... just buy another one like yours... and if you want to use the overclocked speeds you must overclock the slow one but if you can overclock to those speed why buy a factory overclocked one? it cost more... overclock by your self...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Omri
listen to me... if you want to use SLi dont buy a stronger card (same chip just ovrclocked a bit...) because both of them will run at the lowest speed... so... just buy another one like yours... and if you want to use the overclocked speeds you must overclock the slow one but if you can overclock to those speed why buy a factory overclocked one? it cost more... overclock by your self...
He said that the one he wants is not available, but he could find the faster one.
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http://www.isorm.com/product_info.php?products_id=1032

its 4 bucks more and looks like its in stock.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bluecow003
He said that the one he wants is not available, but he could find the faster one.
all i can say is... get the cheapest 7800GT you can find...
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