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post #21 of 48
I had the same problem, running a single GTX470 now(Not really a problem as is a fantastiv card). But while looking through fleabay I saw another a new EVGA Superclocked GTX470 and won it for £104. Am awaiting its arrival as we speak. I figured it was just so cheap I had to get it and I will be fine for a couple of years with the two of them.
Get another, brother!!!!
    
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The answer to this is always yes. And if your mobo has a 3rd PCIE slot, the answer is yes... again!

This is OCN!
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Indeed I've thought about tri sli as well but I don't think my board will allow it
    
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Indeed I've thought about tri sli as well but I don't think my board will allow it
Pfft, why let a little thing like that stop you?
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470 as a dedicated physx card?
    
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post #26 of 48
Can't go wrong with tri-sli now can we

If you feel like spending the money now, then go SLI. If you feel like waiting until BF3 and seeing how the game plays / seeing what hardware is out, that's all good too. It's really if you want to spend the money now or later.

Either way, SLI 470's will need very good air cooling, or be put under water. So factor that in also .
post #27 of 48
So long as you can get it cheap it'll really make an improvement in your FPS, especially if you are playing with high settings.
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xsf hows tri sli working out for you?

Do you run surround? What kind of fps do you get? Any vram issues?
    
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I am running surround. Really the only game that I play that is a problem is Rift, where I am able to play on VHigh with 40+ fps constant. But it's more than playable for me without any lag/framing problems at any time.

Although I just turn down some of the settings though (shadows, etc), since I'm not an OCD graphical person like some where they need everything 100% or it doesn't look good.

I thought about doing some benches, just don't have the time.
post #30 of 48
you don't need any more cooling than stock + an aggressive fan profile, even in SLI.
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