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cdawall

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#1
how the hell do i set up hybrid SLi? i have a 780a mobo and an 8800GTS 512mb shouldn't i be able to do SLi?

 

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bah the 8800GTS 512 is the same as a freaking 9800GTX stupid NV BS


and i meant hybrid power lol
 

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bah the 8800GTS 512 is the same as a freaking 9800GTX stupid NV BS


and i meant hybrid power lol
I see yea. I don't think it works that way though...may have to google around.
 
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Hybrid power is available only with the 9800 series and above.
 

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#7
bah the 8800GTS 512 is the same as a freaking 9800GTX stupid NV BS


and i meant hybrid power lol
No, it isn't the same. It uses the same core, but that doesn't make it the same card. The PCB of the 9800GTX is designed to allow Hybrid Power, while the 8800GTS' isn't, it is one of the reasons the 9800GTX has a longer PCB than the 8800GTS.
 

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No, it isn't the same. It uses the same core, but that doesn't make it the same card. The PCB of the 9800GTX is designed to allow Hybrid Power, while the 8800GTS' isn't, it is one of the reasons the 9800GTX has a longer PCB than the 8800GTS.
bah lol that sucks (i always wondered why the 9800GTX was longer)
 

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#10
I dunno about hybrid hard drives

but hybrid crossfire and hybrid sli are in infancy stages right now...not that good.

Hybrid SLI only gives the equiv of a 8600GT or 9600GT if I'm right

hybrid crossfire only gives the equiv of a beefed up 3470, or somewhat slightly lower than 3650,

certain requirements have to be met in order to get true effectiveness out of the cards.
 

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cdawall wasn't going to use hybrid-sli for the performance boost, he wanted the power savings.
 

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and it wont work so i'm sad :ohwell: