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When you are running SLI/Xifre does the drivers combined the vram. For example running 1gb 6870 in Xfire do you have 2gb combined?
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No, you will only have the maximum vram of 1 card.
 
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post

No, you will only have the maximum vram of 1 card.
That is what I thought.
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yeah its kinda of a bum deal, but at least you'll get good proformance.
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yeah its kinda of a bum deal, but at least you'll get good proformance.
It is a bum deal. I am only asking because my brother thinks SLI/Xfire combines the vram of both cards.
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post #6 of 7
I think this is the biggest flaw of SLI/CrossFire... why have they not found a way to make this happen yet? I can only imagine the potential...
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post #7 of 7
Well, think about it, if you added both ram together, the that would be the longer you kept both cards, thus reducing profits.
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