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Poll Results: Was your previous card ATI or NVIDIA?

 
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post #4901 of 5998
This is probably going to sound like a stupid question, but I have to ask since I can't seem to find any information.
Is it possible to use SLI with a GTX580 and a GTX560Ti?
I've read that it might be possible, but speeds would be based on the lower of the 2 cards.
At the moment I'm running (1) 560Ti that I had as a spare because my 580 is out for RMA.
I figured since I've opened and installed the 560, i might as well use it since it's no longer NIB.
Would there be any benefit to doing this (if possible) over running a single 580?

Thx for the input!
post #4902 of 5998

Unless there is something I dont know I dont think its possible to SLI two different cards even from the same series....

 

But maybe I missed something with the newer models.. 

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Originally Posted by Jerm1970 View Post

This is probably going to sound like a stupid question, but I have to ask since I can't seem to find any information.
Is it possible to use SLI with a GTX580 and a GTX560Ti?
I've read that it might be possible, but speeds would be based on the lower of the 2 cards.
At the moment I'm running (1) 560Ti that I had as a spare because my 580 is out for RMA.
I figured since I've opened and installed the 560, i might as well use it since it's no longer NIB.
Would there be any benefit to doing this (if possible) over running a single 580?
Thx for the input!

No way to SLI two different cards. You can use it for a deticated PhysX card. It's over kill and really not be fully utilized but it'd be better than nothing if you can't take it back or sell it. Be handy for a back up card even for later down the road. In the meantime when you get your other card back. Drop it in second slot and go to Nvidia control panel. Click PhysX and chose GPU 2 as deticated Physx card. It will take away some perfomance hit off you CPU and your first card will render graphics only. Leaving the 560 to handle PhysX where possible. smile.gif
     
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post #4904 of 5998
Hope Its not too late to join this Club, finally decided to become active on this wonderful site wink.gif Here are my stats and proof..they are overclocked from 880mhz to 950mhz

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Hope Its not too late to join this Club, finally decided to become active on this wonderful site wink.gif Here are my stats and proof..they are overclocked from 880mhz to 950mhz
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This is probably going to sound like a stupid question, but I have to ask since I can't seem to find any information.
Is it possible to use SLI with a GTX580 and a GTX560Ti?
I've read that it might be possible, but speeds would be based on the lower of the 2 cards.
At the moment I'm running (1) 560Ti that I had as a spare because my 580 is out for RMA.
I figured since I've opened and installed the 560, i might as well use it since it's no longer NIB.
Would there be any benefit to doing this (if possible) over running a single 580?
Thx for the input!

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=158907

Worked on my 580&570 smile.gif
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http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=158907
Worked on my 580&570 smile.gif



 

 

Thats a good find, who would have thought all this time we could have SLI'd 2 different cards just by modding a driver....

 

Here is his screenie of NV control panel with SLI enabled on a 570 + 580 as well as a Vantage run & score.... http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2521438&postcount=67

 

Pretty crazy..

 

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post #4910 of 5998
Hey guys I sold my 580 so I have to bow out. Figured I'd get rid of it while it still has some decent value. Picked up 2 460's and some cash. I'm sure I'll still post though I'm sure.
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