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Old 09-27-2008, 10:30 AM   #1
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looking to get a card but dont what i am doing very well.

i was looking at this card but want your opinions. i got cod4 and now i relize i cant live with the onboard. so if i get that card can i run it in hybrid sli with the onboard i heard it has to be a 8series card and it is so i think it should work.

or if they is a less spendy card what should i get
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:03 AM   #2
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To run in Hybrid SLI, you'll need to get a 9800 series video card. Here's one at a good price that should work very well: MSI N9800GT 512M OC GeForce 9800 GT 512MB
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:11 AM   #3
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really my board has a GF8200 card onboard and i heard that need to be the same series.

and what makes that card the card to do hybrid sli with. i see no differnt specs
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:16 AM   #4
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Hybrid SLI is an adaptation of SLI in that it allows one to mix certain onboard and dedicated videos cards. Only a select few dedicated video cards are Hybrid SLI capable. This will show you: Hybrid SLIŽ technology
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:20 AM   #5
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sweet and i love that price. but i was looking at that page and they were using boost? and got better frames in cod4 i notice that that card was not in the list here is a page

http://www.nvidia.com/object/hybrid_sli_desktop.html
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:24 AM   #6
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Thing is, would it really make much of a difference? That's one low end card, compared with a relativley high end one...
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Well, you can get a better performing card (9800 GTX, GTX+, GTX X2) but they will be much more expensive.

The MSI 9800 GT OC is a great card for the price. It's factory overclocked and uses and great cooler. I have their 8800GT OC with that cooler and it runs nice and cool.

Oh, here's one more thing. Hybrid SLI is only supported in Vista.
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:46 AM   #8
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what about the reviews on the 9800 that atomic posted.
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Old 09-27-2008, 12:02 PM   #9
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I think J03 was referring to running the onboard 8200 with the 9800 GT in Hybrid SLI.

I'm not sure of the performance increase in Hybrid SLI, but either way, the performance of the 9800 GT alone will be plenty to run COD4 and the price is nice.
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Old 09-27-2008, 12:57 PM   #10
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thats what i want to do run onboard with off board to get the best perfromence. and i no it will be over kill but i want the picture to just like or better then a ps3. i play cod4 at my friends house on his ps3. can i get the video to be like that
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