Posted 25 September 2008 - 05:48 PM
You should have no problems doing SLI with two cards with the same GPU, but different clock frequencies. You can even use different brands, as long as the cards are both 9800GT's (a 9800GTX won't SLI with a 9800GT, well at least it's not directly supported by Nvidia). The one thing you should know is if you use one card with 512mb and let's say another with 256mb, both cards will be detected as only having 256mb. So it's not really a big deal, but just something you may want to know.
Nvidia hybrid GPU technology means, if your motherboard supports it, you can SLI your graphics card with the graphics built into your motherboard. It may not give you a huge improvement increase, but it's still kind of a cool feature. I'm pretty sure any onboard GPU that supports hybrid SLI, will work with any modern Nvidia graphics card.
Lastly, if you're still deciding which card do get, I would personally go with the MSI. It seems like a better deal, and they're still a pretty good company.
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