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9800 GX2 and 9800 GTX in SLI possible?

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Hey peoples! I bought a 9800 GX2 today on OCN and I have a 9800 GTX spare. I told a friend of mine that I bought the 9800 GX2 and he said I could Tri-SLI the 9800 GX2 and the 9800 GTX. I was thinking it might be possible but I highly doubt it. What do you guys think?




Answer this question on the side:

What video cards make a 9800 GX2? I heard it was 2 9800GTX's but I want to be set straight b/c I also heard it was 2 8800GTS's.
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post #2 of 16
yeah it is very possible i believe
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I'm almost positive that won't work.
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really? i have done it before it lasted for about a year though
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Well, this is completely helpful! lol
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I am sure you would need to change the cards name to show as 9800GX2, and yes, the 9800GX2 is 2 8800GTS's. I am just not sure if it will work, because if you just put it in, it will show as 1 9800GTX and 1 9800GX2. So you would need to change the cards name with nbitor and flash it.
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post #7 of 16
Won't work. You need the same GPUs in order for SLI to work. The 9800 GX2 is 2x 8800GTS I believe.
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post #8 of 16
it would work 8800 GTS
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post #9 of 16
The reason I don't think it will work is because the 9800GX2 has two GPU's with 512MB of memory for each of them. SLI needs needs identical specs to work.
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The reason I don't think it will work is because the 9800GX2 has two GPU's with 512MB of memory for each of them. SLI needs needs identical specs to work.
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