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Old 01-19-11, 06:58 PM   #1
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Default Delayed SLI

If I buy a GTX 580 now and plan to get another in a year or even 2, do cards bought that far apart still work fine in SLI? I would assume there are firmware changes and possibly hardware tweaks, anyone have experience putting together SLI a year or 2 later...

Couple other questions:1. I have this Power supply (CORSAIR 1000W) would it be able to even handle 2 GTX 580's?

2. Would my Q9550 CPU bottleneck two GTX 580's?

I'm looking forward to games like Skyrim and Crysis 2, I know they're not out for awhile, but educated guesses are fine with me....



my current system:
2x EVGA GeForce GTX 260's 896MB, SLI (Model#896-P3-1260-AR)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Yorkfield 2.83GHz LGA775 (Model#BX80569Q9550)
EVGA nForce 750i FTW SLI Mobo (Model#123-YW-E175-A1)
CORSAIR HX1000W 1000W Modular Power Supply
4GB (2x2GB) G.SKILL SDRAM DDR2 1000 (PC2 8000) 240-Pin (Model#F2-8000CL5D-4GBPQ)
Tuniq Tower 120 CPU Cooler
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