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Don't worry Sir Overkill, yours is as fast as it gets
    
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i cant believe there are people that actually believe that. wow, just wow.
     
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post #83 of 148
It should be noted that a game not benefiting from quad xfire/sli is likely not the game's fault. GPU architectures are highly repeated structures to begin with. It doesn't stand to reason that something that works well with 1536 cores would suddenly work worse with 2048 cores. I'd be willing to bet it's the limitations of the graphics drivers and PCIe bus that starts to get in the way.
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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
Pretty horrible use of a 4th GPU.
In many of those seven, its 5-15 fps difference.

Many tri fire setups deal with a little micro-stutter and tearing until tweaked, I can see all types of issues with 4, and even then only a handful of games take advantage, and poorly.

Not worth it. One day that will change, but not today.
Thanks for the chart!
Edited by amstech - 7/6/11 at 4:25pm
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I still don't see anyone posting about the sli bridges picture for his 580's. They are single bridges..in a straight line...connecting to the 295 as well. FAIL!!
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post #86 of 148
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sorry for having to pwn you guys like this but, well...

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...ng,2061-5.html

thats all she wrote folks.
what was that? could you say that again? i didn't catch it the first time?
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I still don't see anyone posting about the sli bridges picture for his 580's. They are single bridges..in a straight line...connecting to the 295 as well. FAIL!!
Or how someone pointing out some fail, can fail to see they arent even GTX 580s
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Pretty horrible use of a 4th GPU.
In many of those seven, its 5-15 fps difference.

Many tri fire setups deal with a little micro-stutter and tearing until tweaked, I can see all types of issues with 4, and even then only a handful of games take advantage, and poorly.

Not worth it. One day that will change, but not today.
Thanks for the chart!
ok first you were saying 4 gpus did worse and no games took advantage of 4 gpus, so that proves your first statement wrong, now you are argueing the increase they get?

Even so, a 33% increase over 3 gpus would be perfect
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F1 - 21%
Lost Planet - 30%
A-10C - 24%
AvP - 40%
Crysis 2 - 17%
Batman - 29%
Metro2033 - 36%

Average increase - 28% over 3 cards which isnt too shabyy. Commenting on the raw fps increase is stupid
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Pretty horrible use of a 4th GPU.
In many of those seven, its 5-15 fps difference.

Many tri fire setups deal with a little micro-stutter and tearing until tweaked, I can see all types of issues with 4, and even then only a handful of games take advantage, and poorly.

Not worth it. One day that will change, but not today.
Thanks for the chart!
Point is your wrong, the 4th GPU is used in dgames these days, how much is a dirrerent story.

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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post #90 of 148
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Point is your wrong, the 4th GPU is used in dgames these days, how much is a dirrerent story.

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
Wrong?
Hmm I'll rephrase my original statement, based on the small handful of games presented and pitiful difference a 4th GPU has made since I last checked 18 months ago, not mentioning reliability and driver issues, micro stutter etc.
Ahem.

CrossfireX 5970's/6990's are 95% a waste of money and time.
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