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Old 02-17-2006, 10:24 PM   #1
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Question SLI: Mixing Brands/Clock speeds

I just ordered an XFX 6600GT for a new computer build that will utilize SLI. When I get a second card for the computer does it have to be XFX? The XFX cards (I found out too late) have a problem with overheating, so I would rather have my second card be EVGA. Can I mix brands that have the cards running at different clock speeds?
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Old 02-17-2006, 11:13 PM   #2
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With the ForceWare you don't have to have the same manufacturer.
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Old 02-17-2006, 11:33 PM   #3
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Oh yes, the XFX 6600's series were poorly designed in the cooling department. If I were you, I might just ditch the XFX and get two eVGA's instead. If that's possible.
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Oh yes, the XFX 6600's series were poorly designed in the cooling department. If I were you, I might just ditch the XFX and get two eVGA's instead. If that's possible.
well getting a new cooler for the XFX is going to be cheaper than getting another 6600GT evga.
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Old 02-18-2006, 09:57 AM   #5
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Yeah I think as long as the cards have the same BIOS they will work.
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