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post #21 of 31
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Originally Posted by Matt-Matt View Post

Wow that looks amazing! Hope you get the SLI working (you'll want Crossfire too). It's not a massive deal if the final game doesn't support Crossfire/SLI though. You could always implement it with updates, you might want to contact nVidia/AMD and ask them about support for SLI and how to go about it.
Will the game be available on steam or similar? smile.gif

It is on steam http://store.steampowered.com/app/63950/
post #22 of 31
580 vs 580 SLI

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/584?vs=517

680 vs 680 SLi

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/585?vs=555

Whoever it is that you are speaking with that is stating SLi is a gimmick, he is a fool.
    
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post #24 of 31
Maybe take out 1 graphics card and runs some benchmarks.. And see for yourself what happens.. I've only done crossfire before and it did nearly double my performance it seemed in games... I'd love to SLI anytime I get the chance.. Will be all over it in the future. thumb.gif
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Thanks, obviously, it should work, obivously they don't want to or don't know how to get it to work. I think 1C is strapped for cash, not surprising in these economic times.

I've never tested to see it it's working, i've taken their word for it that they haven't worked on it. My computer is still under warranty, i'm not pulling it apart..

OK, SLI isn't a marketing con.

AW (no troll)


More ..

I've just tested CLOD with 2nd card turned off .. similar results (FPS)

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post #26 of 31
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It is on steam http://store.steampowered.com/app/63950/

Yeah, I found it later on. It looks pretty cool, shame I can't afford it right now.. I'd buy it if I didn't just get my license maybe.. rolleyes.gif
 
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post #27 of 31
Isn't 1C doing only translations to russian at best? Aren't they just retailers? Isn't there Ubisoft logo in trailer?


I know they got one product, something with accounting and horrible /failFame around the webzz.
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post #28 of 31
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Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post

It will improve performance. There are drawbacks. You will never attain 100% scaling. It is not perfect.
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do you really think there would be so many members on here with more than one GPU if it didn't give more performance?
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Pretty much sums it up right there.

You most certainly do get a benefit from SLI. As was said, it isn't a 100% increase, but it is still a major increase.

As in all things, the cost and trouble of increasing performance beyond a certain level costs more and more and takes more and more effort. Take car or motorcycle engines for example. It's nothing to get 275 horsepower out of an engine block "stock". To get another 100hp with a turbo/super charger will cost you nearly as much as the engine again. Ad NOS and another 100hp and you are dropping 2/3rds the cost of an engine. So basically to go from 275HP to 475HP (not even double the HP), you are going to spend about a week under the hood (or more), and THREE TIMES the cost.

I currently run 2 water cooled GTX 580's and will most likely go triple-SLI before I get bored with this rig and give it to my wife in a couple years. And as my sig says, I love modifying computers, cars, motorcycles, and guns.
post #29 of 31
i think your PC is bottlenecked by your CPU, sims are CPU intensive, i think
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SLI is not a con, it's the ideal setup imo

TRI SLI and Quad SLI is questionable though...
 
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