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post #11 of 17
Ah I understand now

The SLI-bridge will be supplied with the motherboard.

In most cases its better to have one fast card than 2 lesser cards in SLI
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Depends on what you are running. I've had 5 different sli configs in the last 3 years and if you are a gamer, sli offers big performance boosts if you already have the one card and add a second.
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post #13 of 17
you dont need a "special chip" for SLI, if your mobo supports it
all you need is the bridge, and that should come with your mobo

if not, there like $10
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post #14 of 17
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Originally Posted by Robilar
Depends on what you are running. I've had 5 different sli configs in the last 3 years and if you are a gamer, sli offers big performance boosts if you already have the one card and add a second.
Or stick with the one 7600GT OC which will cope with nearly every game on high settings anyway and wait until DX10 then get a faster replacement card
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post #15 of 17
well with my two 6600GT's it gave me a 1.73x better score in 3DMark06 To enable SLi
post #16 of 17
Honestly...I'm having trouble with what you're saying..

Are you getting an SLI board? or just a board with 2 pci-e slots?

if it's teh latter, then eBay! is your best friend. I got mine from eBay!

Now, if it's an SLI board, then that's all you need.

Personally, I'd just wait for DX10, and upgrade...caues a better card is more economical than two lesser cards...
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post #17 of 17
No need to go ebay. They have them here in my previous post
http://www.overclock.net/1331334-post9.html
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