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Gtx 460 with a gtx 260 in sli

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September 11, 2010 12:58:17 AM

Anyone know if its possible to do a gtx460 with a gtx260 in sli? If so what type of modifications would i have to do? What sort of performance increase would i be looking at? Would the performance decrease from just a stand gtx460? Any sort of info would be of great use.

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a c 1406 U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 2:04:18 AM

Not possible! Cards have to be the same (GPU) for SLI, only allows for difference in memory size and clock speed.
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a b U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 2:20:05 AM

The cards have to be in the same family, but more importantly they have to be like brother/ sister kind of thing. 4xx wont mix with 2xx
48x wont mix with 46x
but a 46x 1gb can mix with a 46x 768mb card
Make sense?
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a c 272 U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 2:20:19 AM

rolli59 said:
Not possible! Cards have to be the same (GPU) for SLI, only allows for difference in memory size and clock speed.

And stickers on the HSF (GTS250/9800GTX/+). [:mousemonkey]
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a c 272 U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 2:21:32 AM

silversurfernhs said:
The cards have to be in the same family, but more importantly they have to be like brother/ sister kind of thing. 4xx wont mix with 2xx
48x wont mix with 46x
but a 46x 1gb can mix with a 46x 768mb card
Make sense?

You've been watching Jerry Springer again haven't you? And the 768 will not SLi with a 1 GB version.
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a c 173 U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 2:24:32 AM

Lols. The simple answer is no. Sli requires that both cards have the same gpu core with the only exceptions is configuration. You can soft mod some cards for sli but only of the same family and in your case it isn't possible at all. Common sense hello.
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a c 272 U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 2:26:59 AM

nforce4max said:
Lols. The simple answer is no. Sli requires that both cards have the same gpu core with the only exceptions is configuration. You can soft mod some cards for sli but only of the same family and in your case it isn't possible at all. Common sense hello.

After seeing some of the OP's other posts it's fair to say that sense is not all that common.
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September 11, 2010 2:28:44 AM

OK fair enough now i know.
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a c 272 U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 2:34:50 AM

Crazeycaleb said:
OK fair enough now i know.

Now you just need to learn a bit about drivers.
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a b U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 2:54:14 AM

Thanks for correcting my misinformation mousemonkey!
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a c 272 U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 2:57:59 AM

silversurfernhs said:
Thanks for correcting my misinformation mousemonkey!

No worries, for some other cards you would have been correct but the 460's, GTS250's and some 7800GTX's go against that rule.
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