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Is it possible to sli a gtx 680 with a gtx 770?

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User Info: greenyoshi46

greenyoshi46
3 years ago#1
Since they are like the same but different clocks is it possible to sli them?
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User Info: coolpal23

coolpal23
3 years ago#2
No.
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User Info: Master_Bass

Master_Bass
3 years ago#3
Yeah, it won't work. The only case I know where that worked was the 9800 and the GTS 250.
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User Info: greenyoshi46

greenyoshi46
3 years ago#4
Master_Bass posted...
Yeah, it won't work. The only case I know where that worked was the 9800 and the GTS 250.


Why wont it work? isnt the 770 a 680 gpu clocked waay high?
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User Info: ThePCElitist

ThePCElitist
3 years ago#5
No that's not how it works. Technically all GPU's from a given series are a rebranded GPU from the highest tier GPU. They are broken down into smaller tiers based on how many active cores they had when inspected.
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User Info: kill2this

kill2this
3 years ago#6
greenyoshi46 posted...
Master_Bass posted...
Yeah, it won't work. The only case I know where that worked was the 9800 and the GTS 250.


Why wont it work? isnt the 770 a 680 gpu clocked waay high?


Different bios.
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User Info: SinisterSlay

SinisterSlay
3 years ago#7
ThePCElitist posted...
No that's not how it works. Technically all GPU's from a given series are a rebranded GPU from the highest tier GPU. They are broken down into smaller tiers based on how many active cores they had when inspected.


I never thought of that.
So each lower one is just a higher one that was a bit defective?
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User Info: fallenswords

fallenswords
3 years ago#8
IIRC you can only SLI from the same series
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User Info: greenyoshi46

greenyoshi46
3 years ago#9
ThePCElitist posted...
No that's not how it works. Technically all GPU's from a given series are a rebranded GPU from the highest tier GPU. They are broken down into smaller tiers based on how many active cores they had when inspected.


Exceot that the 680 and 770 is the exact same gpu? Same amount of Streamprocessors and stuff
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User Info: Snuckie7

Snuckie7
3 years ago#10
greenyoshi46 posted...
ThePCElitist posted...
No that's not how it works. Technically all GPU's from a given series are a rebranded GPU from the highest tier GPU. They are broken down into smaller tiers based on how many active cores they had when inspected.


Exceot that the 680 and 770 is the exact same gpu? Same amount of Streamprocessors and stuff


Yeah, ThePCElitist usually doesn't know what he's talking about.

On topic, it is possible to flash a 770 BIOS onto a 680, but Nvidia usually doesn't allow SLI between different cards so I have a feeling that SLI is manually locked out.
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