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Hey, i tried search function. But either I really suck at it or there isn't a topic on this (which seems impossible), but how is the 8800GT SLi in games? I have been looking at lots of reviews TRYING to find some SLi ones that show the difference in games I play, at the resolution I play at. I play at 1650 x 1080 and I have a single GT right now. My FPS average under the crysis benchmark is about 34 with a very high mod (the divine tweak or whatever). What could I expect with Sli? I am Hoping for 40, but that seems unlikely because the scaling with crysis seems very bad. Just looking for some input to see if it is worth going SLi. I know a lot of OCN members have it so, Any help is appreciated. (I had Sli 7600GT OC in the past and loved them. Hopefully I can re-ignite my love affair with Sli again )
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Check this:
http://www.guru3d.com/article/Videocards/468/15/

I think a 8800GT SLI would do you good and give you a bigger boost performance.
 
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I had it and it does do much better .And in 3dmark scores.
    
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I've looked at that one. But They don't include Crysis, which some people claim to get WORSE performance in with Sli than one card. :S
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of course its worth it!! sli/crossfire FTW i myself wouldnt have it any other way
    
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I would be interested in seeing how 8800gt's run in sli on very high in crysis at 1680x1050, that's with the xp hack. Hopefully constantly over 30fps.
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the average performance increase with sli is around i'd say 35-45% i had sli'ed 7600gt's before i got my 8800gt
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Originally Posted by decapitator View Post
the average performance increase with sli is around i'd say 35-45% i had sli'ed 7600gt's before i got my 8800gt
I also had 7600's in sli Awesome cards when they were still awesome... lol
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