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No i'd say the deal wasn't a very good one. The memory is going to be a major downfall because doesn't SLi only use the ram of the 1st card? Having two cards you will want to play high graphics settings and high resolutions were the memory will hold it back.

Plus if you had sold your ps3 you could of got two used ones and still have ~ 40 bucks left over.
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post #13 of 26
This is a wonderful deal as i would never pay $220 for a PS3.


Quote:
Originally Posted by BigpoppaFrary View Post
No i'd say the deal wasn't a very good one. The memory is going to be a major downfall because doesn't SLi only use the ram of the 1st card? Having two cards you will want to play high graphics settings and high resolutions were the memory will hold it back.

Plus if you had sold your ps3 you could of got two used ones and still have ~ 40 bucks left over.

It actually mirrors the RAM between the cards, they contain the exact same data.
post #14 of 26
Considering the PS3 just had a price drop..Yeah, probably worth it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BigpoppaFrary View Post
No i'd say the deal wasn't a very good one. The memory is going to be a major downfall because doesn't SLi only use the ram of the 1st card? Having two cards you will want to play high graphics settings and high resolutions were the memory will hold it back.

Plus if you had sold your ps3 you could of got two used ones and still have ~ 40 bucks left over.
no it uses the ram in both cards, its just not cumilative. Each gpu uses the ram on its card. Its being used, but instead of it doubling the capacity, it just doubles the bandwidth. Does that make sense?
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post #16 of 26
Approximately an equal trade. And you're fine playing up to 1080p on those cards. Bottle-necking maybe noticeable on non-graphically intense games.
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yay. Oh and speaking of bottlenecking... im on Quad @ 3.7... how much of it will i see
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post #18 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by kill View Post
yay. Oh and speaking of bottlenecking... im on Quad @ 3.7... how much of it will i see

Will depend on screen res. On my 15" monitor I'm using right now with my rig, my single GTX460 rarely see's above 65% gpu usage in any game maxed out.
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post #19 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Boulard83 View Post
GTX460 768mb = GTX460 768mb
2x GTX 460 768mb... this is two individual cards, or a 1 dual card? The question mark was there for a reason...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BillOhio View Post
2x GTX 460 768mb... this is two individual cards, or a 1 dual card? The question mark was there for a reason...
No such thing as a GTX 460 2win 768mb...

OP- not a bad deal, not the best deal though.
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