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I also saw something about that board pushing higher, so not the same wall as this board's, but I don't think this is the thread for that subject
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I finally got me a digital cam! woot! too bad the SD card keeps giving me errors otherwise I woulda posted some pictures of what I have so far! I'm surely ordering the E6850 tomorrow *Prays for a good batch* and a video card for this rig and i'll be set in terms of parts. My case still needs the mods I want to do, so while that's being done im going to work without one and get everything ready till I get it back.

I know this is the best place to ask this but since its an SLi board I want some opinions... should I get one GTX or two GTS's for SLi?
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I finally got me a digital cam! woot! too bad the SD card keeps giving me errors otherwise I woulda posted some pictures of what I have so far! I'm surely ordering the E6850 tomorrow *Prays for a good batch* and a video card for this rig and i'll be set in terms of parts. My case still needs the mods I want to do, so while that's being done im going to work without one and get everything ready till I get it back.

I know this is the best place to ask this but since its an SLi board I want some opinions... should I get one GTX or two GTS's for SLi?
SLI requires 2 cards. Yes get the GTX.
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SLI requires 2 cards. Yes get the GTX.
so one GTX is better than two GTS's in SLi? ok thanks.
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yes but not so much because of performance since the two setups are somewhat equal... but because you'd have a free slot and possibilities to upgrade by simply purchasing the second GTX later whereas two GTS's make you sell to upgrade....

Also SLI can be a tad tricky to set up, not a bit point though, just mentioning it.
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2 gts's will thoroughly outperform a single gtx by far, but a single gtx allows another gtx in the future which should outperform 2 gts's in sli by far. =o)
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that depends on what you consider "by far" though.... I wouldn't say it is thaaat big of a difference
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post #2238 of 5659
It is not that big a diff
17500 out of sli GTS Vs 18000 out of sli GTX 3Dmark 06
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so for the extra money I don't think it is worth it....
Just my opinion....
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It is not that big a diff
17500 out of sli GTS Vs 18000 out of sli GTX 3Dmark 06
Orb Score
so for the extra money I don't think it is worth it....
Just my opinion....
Sli'ed 320mb cards I think would fall off if you were running a 24" or 30" screen.

In my upgrade madness I have owned single GTS and sli GTS
Singl GTX and sli GTX
Single Ultra and sli Ultras
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Sli'ed 320mb cards I think would fall off if you were running a 24" or 30" screen.

In my upgrade madness I have owned single GTS and sli GTS
Singl GTX and sli GTX
Single Ultra and sli Ultras
Yes it would....
And by a lot....
But I think the 640mb would do a lot better. Maybe not so good on the 30"
But then again if you have the money for a 30" monitor you would have the money for the GTX or ultra.....
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