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No. SLi does not support three cards yet. It has to be 2-4-8-16 etc...
we will see, Nvidia never told anyone what that second "golden finger" is, it could be for spanning multiple cards. If this were the case, then it would most likely communicate much more efficiently than across the motherboard.
    
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il wait to see a K10 2s motherboard at 3ghz then il suprised

im sure it is alot more difficult for them to get the 2s version at 3ghz compared to the 1s

octo core ftw
    
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The software the inq guys are referring to is software cross-firing. It's three GPU's folks, all working on the image; that is, if inq knows what they're talking about.

3.0 Ghz?! ****! I want!
    
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the future of gaming is not 3 video cards that weigh a combined 10 pounds, consume enough energy to power a small apartment, cost a fortune, and will heat up your entire room.

the future of gaming is smaller, more efficient multicore GPUs. this setup reminds me of the last great American muscle cars in the late 1960s. it's a very impressive specimen of what will soon be a dying breed. AMD should know better.
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2 cpus? I don't think that's the issue.
No it is not, but last I heard the wattage on the Barcelonas was 130 watts, that much power would make it impossible to place 2 dies together to get a octal core chip the way Intel has. Doing so would make this worse than Pentium D's in terms of their volcanic temperatures.

Sorry I wasn't clear, I was referring to a comment someone made on page 3 referring to their desire to see a 4x4 with 2 quad cores and the triple crossfire.
    
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will if it realy works i will get one for sure,I dont whant to go intel and have to upgrade in 10 months,that will suck for all you intel guys.
    
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I'm not impressed (yet) with hearing about a tri-fire setup (as I think crossfire is still pretty immature and worst yet - bottlenecked unless you use LN2 or other form of extreme cooling and overclock the socks off the system).

I guess that answers my other outstanding question though: there is no 6.0 Windows Experience Index...haha
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why are you laughing at us? Your precious AMD is breaking out 3 new sockets for fusion, 2 more for this AM3+. I do feel bad for us, we have had 775 for 2 years and in ~1 year we have to upgrade again, poor us. Atleast I know what I am upgrading to, poor AMD guys must feel disowned, having to upgrade to a new socket every year or 2.
    
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I'm not impressed (yet) with hearing about a tri-fire setup (as I think crossfire is still pretty immature and worst yet - bottlenecked unless you use LN2 or other form of extreme cooling and overclock the socks off the system).

I guess that answers my other outstanding question though: there is no 6.0 Windows Experience Index...haha
I think Microsoft will slowly ramp the experience index as time goes on... Surely we can't all be at 5.9 for the next 3 years until Vienna.

Edit: Not to say that I'm at 5.9 :/ I am at 5.2
    
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why are you laughing at us? Your precious AMD is breaking out 3 new sockets for fusion, 2 more for this AM3+. I do feel bad for us, we have had 775 for 2 years and in ~1 year we have to upgrade again, poor us. Atleast I know what I am upgrading to, poor AMD guys must feel disowned, having to upgrade to a new socket every year or 2.
Sure, it's the same socket... but the chipsets are different and I bet 80% of the 2 year old boards don't support C2D
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