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I have one BFG GeForce 8800 GT OC Video Card on its way and was wondering if it is worth it to get another one to SLI. I am getting the EVGA 780 board and Intel Quad 6700, and 4 gb of ram. Can anyone offer any advice if it is worth it. It is also the PCIE 2.0 slot and card. Thanks for the info.
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that res do you play your games at
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my monitor is 1680x1050
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Originally Posted by SAMOEDADDY View Post
I have one BFG GeForce 8800 GT OC Video Card on its way and was wondering if it is worth it to get another one to SLI. I am getting the EVGA 780 board and Intel Quad 6700, and 4 gb of ram. Can anyone offer any advice if it is worth it. It is also the PCIE 2.0 slot and card. Thanks for the info.
Should be worth it if you play @ 1680x1050 res.
Im also planning on getting another 8800gt for sli soon.
You would need to up your power supply for sli though.
Get a good 750watt or higher.

Reviews of sli

http://guru3d.com/article/content/468/
http://www.elitebastards.com/cms/ind...=528&Itemid=29
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it is all coming from Tiger direct, it is a OCZ 700 SLI power supply
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plus i love Crysis and assume it will make a big difference in that game, dont know for sure. have not seen any benchmarks in SLI
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it is all coming from Tiger direct, it is a OCZ 700 SLI power supply
That psu should work. My opinion is go for the dual 8800gt's. It should make a difference with crysis, HOPEFULLY.
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thats why i am looking for opinions and benchmarks, cause $250 is alot to just hope. I would think it would be better, but is there any benchmarks out there to support it. Thanks for any help to everyone.
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my monitor is 1680x1050
so is mine.
    
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post #10 of 12
My 3d mark 06 score jumped from 12,500 to 16,500 with my 2nd 8800gt, and i play crysis at 1680x1050 with everything on high and its silky smooth.

Just bear in mind that when you slot in your 2nd 8800gt you will only see 2gb of your 4gb ram because the sli memory uses a gig of your system memory in 32 bit OS.
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