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[HwAktuell] No 3-way SLI on GeForce 9800 GTX?

post #1 of 32
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So far due to lack of pictures and information could not be confirmed, but now seems to be not supported. At present, the images coming from GeForce 9800 GTX nVidia SLI only a single connection, the operation was in a 3-way SLI probably impossible.

Previously it was assumed that the two upcoming graphics cards, the GeForce 9800 GT and GTX, the 3-way SLI technology new life into - this step by nVidias seemed logical because the new nForce chipsets 3-way SLI support but the currently required for GeForce 8800 GTX or Ultra models. Now it is probably at the GeForce 9800 GT.

It was said that this is a prerelease documentation, which may not nVidias reference design. For the lack of 3-way SLI support but would say that nVidia itself as competition makes - three GeForce 9800 GTX graphics cards in association already expected a similar performance as two GeForce 9800 GX2 graphics cards.
9800 GTX have some really bad/sad news/rumors nowadays...

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Source (Translated to English)
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post #2 of 32
I don't know about anyone else, but this article left me completely confused on the topic of 3 way and the 9800gt. Will it still be supported?

Grammatically it seems like a 7 year old wrote this.

Edit: didn't realize the article was translated from German. Sry.
    
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post #3 of 32
They could introduce a new SLI bridge that's the normal width but accommodates 3 cards...
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post #4 of 32
TRI SLI was proposed specifically to shift remaining stocks of 8800GTX's and Ultras. It was a revenue making gimmick thought up by Nvidia.
 
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post #5 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by ErBall View Post
I don't know about anyone else, but this article left me completely confused on the topic of 3 way and the 9800gt. Will it still be supported?

Grammatically it seems like a 7 year old wrote this.

Edit: didn't realize the article was translated from German. Sry.
It's being translated from German, so you can expect a little Einglish.
    
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post #6 of 32
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They could introduce a new SLI bridge that's the normal width but accommodates 3 cards...
yeah no kidding.. i fail to see why thats not possible anyway....


hmmm 3x 8800gt's would be rockin..
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post #7 of 32
Is nVidia playing dead until Intel stops sniffing around their campsite or something?
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9 series IS fail.
    
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post #9 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Krud View Post
9 series IS fail.
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post #10 of 32
Quote:
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9 series IS fail.
my god, its amazing how everyone is making huge assumptions without reliable evidence.
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