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I have no experience with SLI I did future proof my system to be SLI ready if it every came to it.

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I game on a 120 hz monitor and pushing 120 frames locked is amazing. For a while I had problem with a driver or something were it felt like a frame wouldnt update for one refresh cycle. Making it feel like Micro suttering altough I have no experience with SLI micro stutter I can imagine it feels the same.

My problem is I couldnt stand that period of BF3 micro stuttering that was on a single GPU and I guess a driver problem. And running 120 hz smoothness having it feel like frames arent updating seems like a waste of 120 hz 120 fps gaming.

Thinking of going 670 SLI or just jumping to single 770 or 780 to maybe SLI later as they seem to scale MUCH better in SLI. But Micro sutter concerns me greatly.

As I said I have no experience with SLI micro stuttering I did read pretty much all SLI setups suffer from this being worse in some games.

Could someone tell me what the SLI Micro stutter feels like ? Say you are panning at 120 hz 120 fps, does it feel like a little jump, freeze or ?
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SLI is usually pretty good about smooth gameplay. Not to start a flame war, but I've tried crossfire and SLI. SLI was smoother to me. I think you'll be okay.

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I have had SLI 470's and have SLI 680's. I don't get any stutter.
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Selling your 670 and going with 760 sli would offer the same or better performance than 670 sli for significantly less. I've never noticed any stutter with my 670's but then again I may not be one of those able to see it. I'm only gaming at 60 Hz for now while I debate monitor upgrades.
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Sli for sure.
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SLI for sure !!!!!... dont even bother reading anymore about the cons and pros about SLI thumb.gif
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SLI, especially the 670. Great performers.
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SLI 680's for me, haven't seen any stutter as well. My 1st experience with sli, excellent performance @ 5760x1080 & totally worth it.

I was also debating on selling my 680 & getting a 780 but I got a really good deal so I went that route.
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