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What software can be used to overclock a GeForce and an XFX 6800gs running in sli mode? Do I need to use a combination of different tools?
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no, just use coolbits.

the catch is that coolbits only uses the top card to detect optimal frequencies. So you'll want to check frequencies w/ the top card and then switch them around to check the other card. Then you'll know what each can handle and clock them both to the slower frequency. You can also use ati too beta to test for arctifacts if you want.
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Well you cant have 2 Different cards in SLI anyway it jst doesnt work otherwise. To overclock such cards you need a program called ''Rivatuner''
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Well you cant have 2 Different cards in SLI anyway it jst doesnt work otherwise. To overclock such cards you need a program called ''Rivatuner''

he has 2 different 6800GS cards. and yes rivatuner will work, but coolbits is easier
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does sli work with 2 different card. i though u had to have identical cards to run sli
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does sli work with 2 different card. i though u had to have identical cards to run sli

yes, there was a driver update a while back. Any like cards will work i.e. any two 6800GS cards will work together.
any two 6600GT cards will work even if one is clocked 550/1100 and the other 500/1000. one could even have 128mb and the other 256mb. they can still work together.

both cards will use the smallest amound or RAM and operate at the slower of the two clock frequencies... so both 600GT's would use 128mb RAM and run at 500/1000 in my example
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yes, there was a driver update a while back. Any like cards will work i.e. any two 6800GS cards will work together.
any two 6600GT cards will work even if one is clocked 550/1100 and the other 500/1000. one could even have 128mb and the other 256mb. they can still work together.

both cards will use the smallest amound or RAM and operate at the slower of the two clock frequencies... so both 600GT's would use 128mb RAM and run at 500/1000 in my example
could u pm me with the link for the driver update and thanks for the info knowing this all i have to do is save up some money to get a 2nd card lol thanks a bunch
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