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2x8800gt, 2x9600gso, 1x240gt... Which configuration to use ?

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Hello everyone,

Here is my dilema, I have 2x8800gt 512mb cards, 2x9600gso 512mb and 1 gt 240 1gb version.

I am trying to play gta4 and apparently it doesnt support sli, So I was wondering which configuration to use to get the max out of the game. I can get fairly high settings with 8800gt connected in sli but the quality is not what I was expecting. I have 3 pcie slots, So I was wondering if it would make much difference if I use the 8800gt in sli and gt240 as physix . Or what other config could make a difference. my mobo is gigabyte z68 and rest info is in sig.

I have played Crysis, Crysis2, Dirt2, and others at almost max settings using just 1 8800gt in the past.

thanks
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GTA4 doesn't use physx

so no need for a physx card.
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So would it be better if i used the 1gig gt240 card just for this game ?
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8800GTS>GT240 by a large margin. However a GTS250=/= 8800GTS most of the time.
Moswell use the 8800GTS's in SLI they should handle it well.
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