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December 9, 2012 8:35:39 PM

Hi i have an M4A77D motherboard. Amd Phenom II X4 955 cpu. GT 220 gpu. Corsair CX600 psu. 6 gb ddr2 ram. A friend is giving me 2 GTX 550ti gpu's.

1. will my motherboard suport sli?

2. Would it be worth it to swap motherboards to run both cards?
I dont do a whole lot of seriously grafic intensive gaming. Mostly just FFXI (usualy 2 instances up at the same time) and was playing ff11 and 14 at the same time. When 14 V2 comes out i will probly play it as well as 11.

3. what motherboard would be recomended?
I would like to be able to just swap motherboards (if needed) and reuse the rest of the components i currently have.

I have looked up a few sli ready motherboards and seems most use ddr3 so im guessing my ddr2 wont work? What about the rest? I guess my main concern would be the cpu. Not sure what else i would have to swap out.

December 9, 2012 8:38:11 PM

Found my answer to #1 guess it dont. So any suggestions on the rest?
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December 9, 2012 8:41:25 PM

What is your budget?
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December 9, 2012 8:48:08 PM

The wife will freak if i spend too much so tryin to keep the cost as low as possible.
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December 10, 2012 1:09:10 PM

Just one of the 550tis will be a big improvement over the GT 220. Try it out for a while with one before you spend much on an upgrade.
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December 10, 2012 1:11:10 PM

Just one of the 550tis will be a big improvement over the GT 220. It's like 9 tiers higher on Tom's chart. Try it out for a while with one before you spend much on an upgrade.
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December 11, 2012 4:46:09 AM

thanks for the replies. i will give the single 550 a try for a while and see how it works.
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