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can 2 different branded cards work good on sli?

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Hello guys. I was wondering if i combine 2 different branded cards on sli, would the work good together? I might buy a PNY gtx 570 and and an EVGA 570. Or even more if the evgs is the SuperClocked edition. Or should i go for x2 evga?
 
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Brand does not matter. The chip does.
 

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Emm sorry for posting this on the wrong forum: / Is there any way to delete it from here and repost it on the graphic cards section?
 
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yes
 

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emm how?:p
 

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Clock speeds don't matter, brand doesn't matter. Matching of frame buffer and model does. UNLESS you have a Lucid Hydra chipset on your motherboard.
 

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Hm. Because i found this pny 570 for around £240 and i think its a really good offer and i wanted the evga sc edition. Should i go for this two? or the sc doesn't worth the money and i should go for a normal one that its obviously cheaper as well like gigabyte or something?
 
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Buy two most cheapest ones as you can get.
 

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Hm. Because i found this pny 570 for around £240 and i think its a really good offer and i wanted the evga sc edition. Should i go for this two? or the sc doesn't worth the money and i should go for a normal one that its obviously cheaper as well like gigabyte or something?
That's going to be your personal preference. I am horribly biased towards EVGA and anti-PNY. With that said, I would choose EVGA. Other things to consider, RMA departments and warranties between the 2 companies.
 

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If i go with evga do you suggest the sc or the normal one? Am not sure if the sc worth the extra money and not just overclock my self the 2 normal ones
 
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These are reference cards. The hardware of standard vs factory OC'd cards in this instance is identical. Just buy the standard model and OC it yourself.
 
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Normal evga would be my pick... but how much of a price premium is it over the pny?
 

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pny is 240 and evga normal 325. Although evga if i register the product i get 10 years warranty, and pny has 3
 

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pny is 240 and evga normal 325. Although evga if i register the product i get 10 years warranty, and pny has 3
That's a significant amount less. Like I said previously in account (EVGA over PNY), with what you just said go for the PNY. Odds are if you are a heavy or even a casual gamer the card would serve you well for that time frame. It's pretty much the lifetime of the card. Basically what I am saying, you may end up wanting to switch out the cards within the 3 year time frame anyways. :)
 
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yea go pny lol... hefty price difference there
 
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At that price difference would you really choose 7 more years in warranty?

Get the PNY.
 
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moved the thread for you. the easiest way is to click report post on your own first post and request moving