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Even if they do, what is that it's running? Alternate frame rendering 1.5?
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After setting everything up, my radiator started leaking randomly.. looks like the test will have to wait till I get a replacement.

Here's a pic tho:


At least it will appear to work in theory
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How are you going to bridge them though?
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I saw results of 3 way SLi, and it offers NO performance increase over two. Not one single FPS. I wouldn't bother untill it comes out for real.
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post #25 of 31
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
I saw results of 3 way SLi, and it offers NO performance increase over two. Not one single FPS. I wouldn't bother untill it comes out for real.
Surely that is mostly down to the drivers and the software not being written for 3 way SLi.
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How are you going to bridge them though?
Don't have a tiny bridge you can give me by chance?
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post #27 of 31
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If someone had a PCB bridge that spans 3 slots, I would trade them for my ribbon bridge that spans 4.

On topic. Someone could mod the drivers i'm positive... There was a topic sometime ago(can't remember all the details exacdtly). He had a pci-e and AGP board(i think it was) both cards he had were 7600 series and he had modified drivers. No sli bridge(due to AGP card). He actually noticed some performance increase, it wasn't much but it was enough to show its possible. I feel the same thing here is possible with three 8800gtx's. If not now, then when SLI 2.0 comes out with pci-e 2.
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post #28 of 31
on the issue of physics,
thats crap if you have to have all of teh same cards. (not sure if you do)
i mean Imagen teh price of 3 x 8800gtx's if one is ONLY going to be used for physics. there should be a cheaper version or more appropriate version (such as teh physx card) that can be linked into this 3sli.

my point is, there is no way teh dedicated physics card, e.g 8800gtx will be used to its potential if only processing physics. = WASTE,

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post #29 of 31
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Originally Posted by Joshn View Post
on the issue of physics,
thats crap if you have to have all of teh same cards. (not sure if you do)
i mean Imagen teh price of 3 x 8800gtx's if one is ONLY going to be used for physics. there should be a cheaper version or more appropriate version (such as teh physx card) that can be linked into this 3sli.

my point is, there is no way teh dedicated physics card, e.g 8800gtx will be used to its potential if only processing physics. = WASTE,

lol
The 8800GTX isn't a physics card, it's a graphics card.

You must be thinking that the third PEG is a special physics card slot, it isn't. It's a standard PCI-E x8 slot.
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Because that guy is leet
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