Why do video cards have different manufacturers?

Answer Same reason many other things have different mfgs. They all use the same graphics chip but different clock speeds and cooling fans, etc.

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Can I use two different video cards in SLI?

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How to Install Two Different Video Cards?

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Can my Aspire M1640 run two different video cards?

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How to Install Two Different Video Cards on One Computer?

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