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Can i use 2 different nVidia Graphics Card not in SLI

Hello Guys :D
i was wondering if its possible to use 2 different nVidia graphics card but not in SLI, i want the 1st graphics card which is a GTX 680 to power my main monitor, and a GT 630 2GB to power 2 more monitors because i don't want FPS drops from running 3 monitors on the same card?

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  1. That's not possible by any means :) To use two or more cards on the same system, they need to be the same and they need to be in SLI :)
  2. Commandermadi said:
    That's not possible by any means :) To use two or more cards on the same system, they need to be the same and they need to be in SLI :)


    False.
    He can use the GT630 for extra monitor ports, but if I am correct they will still be rendered on his main graphics card.

    Don't worry however, the fps drop will be in the <1% range anyways. Nothing to worry about when you have a game on one monitor and the others sitting idle.
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    Commandermadi said:
    That's not possible by any means :) To use two or more cards on the same system, they need to be the same and they need to be in SLI :)

    That is so incorrect I can't believe you posted it!

    @OP, yes you can run two different cards to gain extra monitors.
  4. Mousemonkey said:
    That is so incorrect I can't believe you posted it!

    @OP, yes you can run two different cards to gain extra monitors.


    On the same system? How?
  5. azathoth said:
    False.
    He can use the GT630 for extra monitor ports, but if I am correct they will still be rendered on his main graphics card.

    Don't worry however, the fps drop will be in the <1% range anyways. Nothing to worry about when you have a game on one monitor and the others sitting idle.

    No, the extra card will do its own rendering.
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  7. so correct me i I'm wrong here... I have a 7970 hooked up to three monitors (1 2560x1400 and 2 1080p) and a 7770 lying around from an old build. I can put the 7770 in my system for the second two monitors so my 7970 doesn't have to think about them while I'm gaming? I usually have a youtube video streaming haha. if so, mindblown!
  8. mcopinger said:
    so correct me i I'm wrong here... I have a 7970 hooked up to three monitors (1 2560x1400 and 2 1080p) and a 7770 lying around from an old build. I can put the 7770 in my system for the second two monitors so my 7970 doesn't have to think about them while I'm gaming? I usually have a youtube video streaming haha. if so, mindblown!

    That should work just fine, give it a go.
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