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Well actually I didn't know that blizzard games didn't get almost any benefit of the CF or SLI in the old times. Is it something that now a days its still doing blizzard or have change their policy and start using CF and SLI tecnology more especially speaking about StarCraft 2?
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As I understood it SC2 could run well on a single Mid range card.... I didn't think it warrented SLi etc.

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SC2 takes advantage of SLI but i don't think to its full potential.
I use EVGA precision to track temps and load on each card while gaming and when in wow (havent played in a few months) the 2nd GPU has hardly any load on it.
But when playing starcraft 2 it gets to about 75% load (tops), never seen it go any higher and it just kind of spikes there for halfa second and goes back to about 40%~
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You need a strong CPU to take advantage of decent GPU power.

Even with an i5-2500k at 4.8GHz if enough units are on the screen it will bog down around 70 fps at its worse.





Same with WoW, the more people around the more cpu load there is and the more your gpus will be bottlenecked.
    
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You need a strong CPU to take advantage of decent GPU power.

Even with an i5-2500k at 4.8GHz if enough units are on the screen it will bog down around 70 fps at its worse.





Same with WoW, the more people around the more cpu load there is and the more your gpus will be bottlenecked.
NICE!!! noted STRONG CPU, which program did you use to display that info on the bottom of the screen? I used FRAPS in the old times, but I haven't saw the one in the screen on the right corner.
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SC2 isn't that intense of a game where you'd need so much power to run. I run everything at max and I'm getting over 100 FPS.
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NICE!!! noted STRONG CPU, which program did you use to display that info on the bottom of the screen? I used FRAPS in the old times, but I haven't saw the one in the screen on the right corner.
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SC2 isn't that intense of a game where you'd need so much power to run. I run everything at max and I'm getting over 100 FPS.
Well RTS love MHZ in the CPU and you have 5ghz that makes naturally an excelent BOOST! I need to install my TRUE 120 cuz I'll be with the stock one so I won't reach those lvls.
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my rig always crashed right before a huge fight BS really!!!!!!!!!!!!!

so i had to turn off CF everytime i played SC2
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Well RTS love MHZ in the CPU and you have 5ghz that makes naturally an excelent BOOST! I need to install my TRUE 120 cuz I'll be with the stock one so I won't reach those lvls.
Haha, I guess. Well before this rig I ran a E7200 (Core 2 Duo) with a GT8800 or something like that and I ran it all on HIGH settings with 1920x1200 res with no problems. Wasn't the greatest but it ran surprisingly, haha.
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