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So I cannot find a 6800GT card to buy to pair with my XFX card. Am I screwed and will I be forced to buy a new card to start with?
    
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have you checked EBAY?

here is what i found...
http://www.shentech.com/xfxgepcx6825.html
http://www.pixelusa.com/catalog/deta...X-6800GT-PCI-E
http://www.etech4sale.com/hardware/p...id-119934.html
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Originally Posted by pbasil1
have you checked EBAY?
Theres a bunch on ebay! I'm sure you could find on pretty cheap too, and I THINK you don't need to have the same brand either, just same model, so that may help.
http://search.ebay.com/search/search...rclo=&saprchi=
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eBay should be the answer or the "on sale" forums.

I'd say check the forums for a more direct contact with the seller.
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Originally Posted by Kris88
Those are nice....but, it has to be the same brand, so he needs another XFX. Personaly I would not waste time with SLI when there single card options that are just as fast as two 6800GT's in sli mode. Like a 7800Gt. Just a suggestion.
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Originally Posted by lonnie5000
Those are nice....but, it has to be the same brand, so he needs another XFX. Personaly I would not waste time with SLI when there single card options that are just as fast as two 6800GT's in sli mode. Like a 7800Gt. Just a suggestion.
Doesnt have to be the same brand anymore, drivers fixed that

But i would agree, getting a better card would be better, but then another 6800GT is probably cheaper for hiim
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A single 7800gt will not beat two 6800gts. The 6800s would dominate in any game that supports SLI and sees good improvement from 2 cards.
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post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Corpsman
So I cannot find a 6800GT card to buy to pair with my XFX card. Am I screwed and will I be forced to buy a new card to start with?
a few others have said this, but just to make it clear. you don't need an XFX 6800GT for SLI. you can use any other brand of a 6800GT. Just make sure you have the latest nVidia drivers from their website.
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