View Full Version : SLI question

01-26-06, 03:58 PM
would it matter if i had a EVGA 7800gtx and a BFG 7800gtx running in sli? or do they both need to be from the same company?

01-26-06, 04:02 PM
As far as I know that should work. I'm looking to do the same thing with a Sparkle GT abd a GT of another brand.

01-26-06, 04:33 PM
With the new ForceWare Release 80 drivers from Nvidia will allow Mixed vendor support for NVIDIA SLI.

01-26-06, 06:08 PM
The 81.95, 81.98, and 82.12 drivers worked. Your timings will be recognised as that of the card with the lowest timings. I have a 6800 GS reference card and a XFX card. Fortunately, I was able to overclock the reference card's timings to that of the XFX plus a little more.

01-26-06, 06:20 PM
so the lowest card is always the boss? well that sucks! becuz a OC BFG will beat out my EVGA @ 497 and 1.3

01-26-06, 06:27 PM
yeah, i had an evga 7800gt and an xfx 7800gt. worked like a champ. you could overlock them together and it should, if i remember, force both to the faster speed

01-26-06, 10:24 PM
Yes, just like mixing system ram the slowest will dictate the max speeds.