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Originally Posted by Sir Overkill View Post
Where does 4 cards reduce performance? What game, CPU, ect

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
I was singling out the older 2XX series, where scaling wasn't nearly as good as the 5XX. Not to mention trying to run almost any DX9 game with those cards in Quad-SLI, where queuing up frames wasn't fast enough till DX10.
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post #72 of 148
Ok so its almost Quarter 3 of 2011, and one, maybe 2 games use 4 GPUs.. and poorly?

So still what I said holds true, 6990's/5970's = waste.
Also, those charts showed tri 5870's hanging with Crossfire 5970's.
And who cares what 3dMark's say, they are tuned to work everything, I want to see GAMES.

Solid, no argument, no middle ground GAMES that use 4 GPU's definitely.
It's VERY hard to find any.

It's still 99% useless to have 4 GPU's, and a complete waste of money. Period.
It sure sounds badass but nothing is touching Tri SLi 3Gb GTX 580's in games.


It would not surprise me to see new games take advantage of 4, in fact I expect it but I will believe it when I see it. When a couple big market games come out that use 4, trust me it will be one of the larger discussions on OCN.
Edited by amstech - 7/6/11 at 11:58am
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Comments to be approved....

No suprises there then!
I just commented this:
Why no CPU-Z?
Why no GPU-Z?
Why no 3dMark vantage links?
Why no 3dMark 11 links?
Why no vids of rig?
Why so fake?
post #74 of 148
I want to see 3x 5970's run before you even go as far as running 6x... besides... Is there even a Motherboard in existance that can run 6 2slot graphics cards? I don't think so even the best would only beable to run 4 5970's
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post #75 of 148
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Originally Posted by amstech View Post
Ok so its almost Quarter 3 of 2011, and one, maybe 2 games use 4 GPUs.. and poorly?

So still what I said holds true, 6990's/5970's = waste.
Also, those charts showed tri 5870's hanging with Crossfire 5970's.
And who cares what 3dMark's say, they are tuned to work everything, I want to see GAMES.

Solid, no argument, no middle ground GAMES that use 4 GPU's definitely.
It's VERY hard to find any.

It's still 99% useless to have 4 GPU's, and a complete waste of money. Period.
It sure sounds badass but nothing is touching Tri SLi 3Gb GTX 580's in games.


It would not surprise me to see new games take advantage of 4, in fact I expect it but I will believe it when I see it. When a couple big market games come out that use 4, trust me it will be one of the larger discussions on OCN.
did u bother even reading

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9885...ng-thread.html

there are 7 games right there that scale with 4 way so dont try to tell us games dont use 4 gpus
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post #76 of 148
only way this "might" be possible is a hydra setup

can you run triple quadfire tho?
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There are mobos the support more the 4 cards, but they not mainstream and cost a boat load of money. I seen one that as 8 pci-e 2.0 slots at x16 for single slot cards and you need to buy an add-on part to made it do 8 dual slot cards. Plus I don't know anyone that would spend like $5000 for the mobo and the add-on part.
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If I'm not mistaken, Windows only recognizes up to 7 GPU's seperately. That being said, you can only use 4 at a time while gaming.
As far as I know the limit is 4 gpus in windows and 8 in linux. However windows may be able to recognize 7 but I am not too sure on that.
    
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did u bother even reading

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9885...ng-thread.html

there are 7 games right there that scale with 4 way so dont try to tell us games dont use 4 gpus
Nice find, dang vega! I still can't believe he went portrait. When I used 3 u2311hs for Nvidia surround I just kept landscape like a cool kid. Portraits gotta be cool though.
     
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Nice find, dang vega! I still can't believe he went portrait. When I used 3 u2311hs for Nvidia surround I just kept landscape like a cool kid. Portraits gotta be cool though.
i had 3 u2311hs in eyefinity and i had them in landscape, i currently have a single u3011, if i could afford 2 more i would run them in portrait. 3 30's in landscape would be insanely wide and need a monster desk lol
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