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i was thinking to get another 460 For SLI to can get a better result on crysis 2 and Brink smile.gif so right now i have my sig VGA,

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( ) Same brand

( ) or it doesn't matter

many people has the same doubts about buying name brand or not.
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post #2 of 8
as long as they are the same card they can sli. Though i know that you can run into bios issues with different cards. It is probably safest to buy the same card again as then you don't have to deal with bios issues (also matching look good in a rig). there isn't really a problem either way, just mixing and matching can lead to unforeseen difficulties.
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post #3 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by skyn3t;12460712 
i was thinking to get another 460 For SLI to can get a better result on crysis 2 and Brink smile.gif so right now i have my sig VGA,

Vote for

( ) Same brand

( ) or it doesn't matter

many people has the same doubts about buying name brand or not.

Doesn't matter really. I think it used to when SLI was first introduced.
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Same core = SLi
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post #5 of 8
would bye a identical card if u can just for safety but my mate has 2 470's in sli diffrent brands and they work nicely
post #6 of 8
They don't have to be the same brand, but I feel that 2 identical cards together looks much better than 2 different cards.
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post #7 of 8
Just looks better if they are the same.


But wont make one bit of difference what brand they are.
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by youra6;12460788 
Doesn't matter really. I think it used to when SLI was first introduced.

You're correct. It mattered long ago, not anymore.
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