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That driver does remove the software but doesnt install anything!
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Do that a few times and it will work..
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post #23 of 26
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any other opinions??
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post #24 of 26
For those games? Does your system actually struggle on any of those?

If you do decide to SLI you want cards w/matching memory, as you'll always only have as much capacity as the card with the least vram (it works a lot like RAID-1 (mirroring) with HD's, if you're familiar with that).

SLI usually scales about 70-85% on games, a bit more on synthetic benchmarks cause they tweak the drivers for max FPS and disregard 'smoothness' on those tests.

Microstutter is a common phenomenon w/SLI setups, but it's generally only noticeable at lower FPS. Often times 45fps on multi-GPU feels about the same as 30fps on a single card. Once you get up much above that, though, your perception of microstutter should fade away. And some games you won't get any at all.
    
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Most games I play:

CS Source
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UT3
BF2
Shogun 2
Empire 2
WOW
Will be testing the Diablo 3 Beta
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Oh yeah 2560x1600 is the Rez I play with.
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