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    To SLI, or not to SLI: that is the question

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    Warbius
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    To SLI, or not to SLI: that is the question

    Post by Warbius on Mon Aug 11, 2008 9:17 pm

    Hi all,

    Ok, so I have a fairly good comp, 680i motherboard with sli capabilities.


    I have a 8800gt in at the mo, and a free PCI-E slot, just begging to be filled with another of those babies.

    The question is: Is it worth the cash to get another 8800gt, or wait for a single better gcard to come out?
    What is the performance like? Does it massively increase fps? I've heard it does ( I am big into good fps )?

    I currently have LOTRO on Ultra high settings (with mega texture pack) and AA on 4x. Runs smooth as a baby's bum. (1680x1050)

    Now, I'm going for WAR very soon and advice would be much appreciated.

    Thanks guys.

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    Re: To SLI, or not to SLI: that is the question

    Post by Darkhan on Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:29 am

    I've heard you dont double your power its only something like a 40% increase so its better to get one good card rather than sli.
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    Re: To SLI, or not to SLI: that is the question

    Post by Amnestie on Tue Aug 12, 2008 7:52 am

    Agree with Darkhan. I wouldn't spend the money to SLI, unless you happen to have money to burn. Get one of the new cards that is out if you absolutely have to have a new card. Your 8800gt should do fine with the game though.

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