By Zilliak
Aug 21, 2008
  1. KK i have a question i ahve a XFX 8600gt 1gb ddr2 memory card i want to sli it with a 8600gt card problem its a 512mb ddr2 it by xfx also same hting jsut less memory so will it work and for future reference explain sli compatibility does it have to be exact same thing???
  2. TBolt

    TBolt TS Rookie Posts: 65

    My understanding is that in SLI, as long as the cards are the same chipset, you can connect them. But I believe you will have to put the slower/lesser card in the number one/primary slot, and the higher card/more memory in the secondary slot. The higher card will clock down to match the one in the primary slot...which essentially you loose it's "full" capability, but in theory you will have SLI. Anyone feel free to correct me on this.
  3. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 1,835

    Wouldn't hurt to try it out since both cards are using the same GPU. If you get any crashing or BSODs I'd say it's probably not gonna work out...
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