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Is it really worth the money for its performance? I'm a few clicks away from doing so, I just hope i don't regret it.

EDIT: I have the Q6600 and EVGA 780i mobo is on its way.
    
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Well it better not be for that system there, you're going to need a C2D or C2Q chip.
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Are there even good drivers for Tri-SLI? The only thing 3 GTX's offer is a bigger e-peen. You're money would be better spent on a new CPU.
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post #4 of 19
its worthless till it matures.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dominazn View Post
Is it really worth the money for its performance? I'm a few clicks away from doing so, I just hope i don't regret it.
Yes to be honest, regardless of what the 9series has to offer (which isn't much based on what we have all been reading) TRI SLI GTX's would be very hard to better.

Also, on a side note i'm selling my 2x GTX's if interested. Hit me with a PM.
 
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You would probably be better off upgrading your cpu like i'm gonna do in the future. Thats gotta be a serious bottleneck for tri-sli or sli
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post #7 of 19
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Well it better not be for that system there, you're going to need a C2D or C2Q chip.
I have the Q6600 and the EVGA 780i is on its away.
    
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Agreed, Tri-Sli would be heavily bottlenecked by that CPU.

Edit: Sorry, I was posting while you posted.

If you had a good cpu though, the performance isn't that bad as shown in a crysis benchmark.



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That's one game though. If youre looking to spend several hundreds of dollars to get a good FPS on a single game, by all means, go for it. But there's no game other than Crysis that even remotely requires any more than 2 GTXs. Also, I hope you have a huge monitor, at least 24".
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post #10 of 19
Definitely not worth it unless you are on a 24" (1920x1200) or 30" (2560x1600) monitor.

Honestly, its not worth it any way I look at it because one game is not worth that much money.


Also, Tri-SLI is new and i'd be surprised if it even worked in 50% of the games on the market. The drivers probably are really bad.
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