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Can anyone tell me why I only have one bridge and two spots for bridges. Will two bridges help?
It's for Tri-SLI.
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Can anyone tell me why I only have one bridge and two spots for bridges. Will two bridges help?
Nah. I had to use a 3 way bridge because of length, It makes no difference.
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I am also slightly dissapointed with my oc'ed SLI 470's. I play exclusivly sc2 in 2560x1600 and have another monitor usually watching 720p video (justin.tv). I know sc2 doesnt scale well with SLI/x-fire but I am also running my CPU @ 4.8ghz. I dont know what else I can do to get better FPS. When I am using x-spit to stream my games I can dip below 35FPS. If I am not streaming I wont dip below 60FPS, but still I feel I have a pretty well built gaming rig and to get 35FPS seems pretty blah...
    
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What games do you play? Some games scale really bad with SLI, but most seem to scale really well. I do enjoy my SLI set up.
Witcher 2
GTA 4 etc
Battlefield 2
COD
Fallout
Dirt 2/3

Basically whatevers new.

I'm not unhappy with it... just didn't get as much out of it as i expected.

Metro 2033 bench, my FsPS dip down into 17-19 with every thing MAXED. res @ 1900 x 1080.

Basic OC @ 3.8.
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very. a pair of 460s at my resolutions shred games.
    
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I upgraded from dual 275's (never buying evga again), and halfway through that sli setup, I ended up giving one to my dad to put in my old system, I even upgraded my core 2 duo to a q6600 for him. Not the best build, but he doesn't do gaming and I set him up with a nice little system.

Anyway, I upgraded to 2 gtx 580 lightning extremes (preparing for triple monitors very soon) and I love the performance. Maxing every game (until triple monitors) and I am very prepared for bf3. As long as I can play bf3 on high with at least 4xaa and as I will be fully satisfied. And I dont think that will be a problem even on triple monitors.
post #27 of 66
Compared to 6950 crossfire, not very. I'm talking about GTX570 sli.

With a single card the GTX570 is superior, no doubt about that but with two cards the tables turn.
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I am happy with my cards.
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post #29 of 66
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Originally Posted by claymanhb View Post
Can anyone tell me why I only have one bridge and two spots for bridges. Will two bridges help?
2 spots are used for triple/quad sli. Using the triple bridge doesn't help two cards afaik, it should however still work if you want to try it, as it did on my 480's.
     
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Can anyone tell me why I only have one bridge and two spots for bridges. Will two bridges help?
The other spot is a third video card for tri-SLI
    
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