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post #1 of 17
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Can I SLI my current 580 (first edition) with the new directCU II version?

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post #2 of 17
Yes
post #3 of 17
Yep you can, they're both 580's, doesnt matter what make or what type or whatever, as long as they're teh same generation or whatever people call it hehe

580+580 = sexy
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sure
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Yes, I think you have to clock them to the same speeds if it's different though
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post #6 of 17
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Originally Posted by Durdle Class A View Post
Yes, I think you have to clock them to the same speeds if it's different though
I was under the impression you don't HAVE to, but both will run similar to the lower clocked GPU so you're better off with same speeds (Ex: 850 + 800 = Both 800). I think you could even SLI 580+570 but they will run at 570 specs.
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is that true?? I can do that???
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post #8 of 17
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is that true?? I can do that???
Do what the different speeds or GPUs? I dont have experience with Nvidia SLI but with the ATI 4800 series you could use different GPUs. It's not recommended since one card is getting gimped. You might as well run both cards the same speed and both 580.
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Sli doesn't require same clock speeds.
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post #10 of 17
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as long as its the same chip I know,

but the question is, if I get a 570 for SLI (because its cheaper), will it result in the same performance as 2 570's in SLI?
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