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Surely you have other things to spend your money on though?, Spending some money on your PC is ok but closing onto £1K for just G-cards is a joke lol.
Coggy spent more than that on Ultras with waterblocks, don't see anyone having a pop at her. It's my hobby and i love it..
 
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Im not popping at you..and I can sympathize with you its your hobby. However Im still not sure why you went Quad ?
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like your system name mhill
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Im not popping at you..and I can sympathize with you its your hobby. However Im still not sure why you went Quad ?
Well i had SLI 8800GTX's, and the only logical step for better performance was QUAD SLI. I was considering TRI SLI but it requires stupid power requirements and cooling is terrible.
 
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Well i had SLI 8800GTX's, and the only logical step for better performance was QUAD SLI. I was considering TRI SLI but it requires stupid power requirements and cooling is terrible.
Wouldnt SLI with Higher end cards not serve your purpose for current and future software ? I just thought that Quad was rather overkill as you cannot really notice a difference. However if you are a paper guy then it makes sense.
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Wouldnt SLI with Higher end cards not serve your purpose for current and future software ? I just thought that Quad was rather overkill as you cannot really notice a difference. However if you are a paper guy then it makes sense.
It isn't on paper, from what i have seen Quad SLI scales vastly well (ok in given games) considering the drivers are very early.
 
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post #27 of 75
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It isn't on paper, from what i have seen Quad SLI scales vastly well (ok in given games) considering the drivers are very early.
Just out of interest what games ...apart from Crysis if thats amongst the list.
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Even if you have the money I still see no point in Quad at all....or even stupidly expensive hardware, I generally wait until they come down a little.
There is little point to it.
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For those interested, quad-SLI seems to perform best in Call of Duty 4 (+42 FPS), Assasin's Creed (+59 FPS), Company of Heroes (+22 FPS) and Crysis (+16 FPS). Next to no gains were witnessed in World in Conflict (+2 FPS), Gears of War (-2 FPS), Bioshock (-4 FPS) or NFS Pro Street (-8 FPS).
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There is little point to it.

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This is becoming stupid, i'm on OCN and apparantly it's wrong to be overkill?
 
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This is becoming stupid, i'm on OCN and apparantly it's wrong to be overkill?
Who said anything about overkill? You're future proofing :
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