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Poll expired: Aug 12, 2011  
  • 39% (34)
    single GPU
  • 60% (52)
    SLI
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post #21 of 40
Yup . Sli works good . Almost every game that i play scale well with SLI .
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post #22 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by coolhandluke41 View Post
I think you spend to much time in the sun JK

Vsync..whuut?
Vsync or Vertical sync: helps eliminate "screen tearing" during camera movements and blinking on very quick animations (e.g., bright explosions), but can cause somewhat slower rendering and short input lags.

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post #23 of 40
i have ran 8800GT SLi, GTX275 SLi (my personal favorite so far), HD5830 CF, and soon 6870 CF.
nothing but good times and bottlenecks due to my crippled and castrated Deneb CPU
GO FOR IT! if ur CPU can handle it (and it will)

damn, the more i remember GTX275 SLi the more i miss it
such good times! my personal favorite GPUs ever so far
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post #24 of 40
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Originally Posted by TC_Fenua View Post
Vsync or Vertical sync: helps eliminate "screen tearing" during camera movements and blinking on very quick animations (e.g., bright explosions), but can cause somewhat slower rendering and short input lags.

Vsync=BAD.
i get SOOO much mouse lag and its quite annoying. i'd rather play HL2/Portal/etc @ 300FPS with screen tearing than 60 FPS with mouse lag. but thats my opinion
    
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post #25 of 40
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TC_Fenua View Post
Vsync or Vertical sync: helps eliminate "screen tearing" during camera movements and blinking on very quick animations (e.g., bright explosions), but can cause somewhat slower rendering and short input lags.

I get it bro i was just kidding ,i have no screen tearing there for no Vsync
I'm getting 140 FPS playing BC2 no problem
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post #26 of 40
I'm back to a single gpu and no plans to change any time soon. SLI (and crossfire) are simply too problematic.

At times they work great and at others... micro-stutter, flickering blackscreen, flickering scenery, low gpu usage, crashes to desktop, just plain crashes etc.

Also despite what FRAPS demonstrates minimum frame rates feel higher with a single gpu.

I've had literally two dozen sets of SLI cards (and more crossfire) and finally got frustrated. Driver revisions that promise issue resolution and just add new sets of problems.

Get the fastest single core gpu that your budget allows and enjoy a completely issue free experience.

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post #27 of 40
SLI is a much cheaper way of getting a lot of performance. I think it is totally worth it.
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post #28 of 40
micro stutter?
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post #29 of 40
I think dual card is really improving. Personally, the only issue I have is that Crysis 2 freezes within 2 seconds of gameplay if I even have my second card in my rig, solely disabling CFX doesn't help.

In all other things though, I love it! BFBC2 really got going with CFX, so I have no complaints!

EDIT: I see you're going SLI. I'd imaging the issues are the same as CFX, one or two games don't work, and you just have to get used to OCing two cards in tandem, I like to keep them synced when OCing.
    
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post #30 of 40
SLI 580'S here
it's all good
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