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I agree that SLI setups should have been included, but that would also involve a cross-platform setup that might skew the numbers slightly. Even so, it would have been nice to let us know where things stand.

However, I believe what is really being shown off here is the scaling ability ATI is pushing for. Since ATI is apparently shooting for multi-GPU setups on a grander scale than the HD3870X2, it's encouraging to know that they're making good headway in that department. We've got multi-core CPU's, and it's only a matter of time before we get multi-core GPU's as well.
I think you have it completely right I want to compare that to SLI but if you look on the web a little you can do it yourself. Still I think ATI hit the nail on the head and won this round against Nvidia. They're new 9 series is unimpressive and 3800 series seem to be FTW.
    
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ATI:
"Lets use 3 GPU's and still scoreless than a 8800 Ultra"

Honestly, I LOVE ATI but lately I don't know what they are thinking.
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ATI:
"Lets use 3 GPU's and still scoreless than a 8800 Ultra"

Honestly, I LOVE ATI but lately I don't know what they are thinking.
*** are you talking about?
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ATI:
"Lets use 3 GPU's and still scoreless than a 8800 Ultra"

Honestly, I LOVE ATI but lately I don't know what they are thinking.
The profit from the high end is minimal, so if they can produce/sell more mid range cards they make more money. 3 GPU's that cost ~ the same as one high end card, but will net AMD/ATI more profit than selling one high end.
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ATI:
"Lets use 3 GPU's and still scoreless than a 8800 Ultra"

Honestly, I LOVE ATI but lately I don't know what they are thinking.
I see the three GPU's beating the best from nvidia based on this chart...
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i cant wait to pair a X2 with my 3870's! its gonna be hot
    
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