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SLI Worth the money?

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I am running a single evga GTX570 superclocked Card. Is adding a second card for sli worth the money?

I have not read much into sli but I hear in some games the results are a bit buggy.

Going sli primarily for Battlefield 3 and maybe some flight sims.
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Do it! Definitely worth the cash
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i;m sli
i;m lovin it
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SLI is great these days since most of the latest games support it.
 
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It used to be that one more powerful GPU was better, but SLI and crossfire support for games has gotten so good these days that I'd pick SLI any day.
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Ended up shelling out the cash for an extra gtx 570, we will see how it performs...

Thanks for the input guys!
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