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post #11 of 22
I also agree with the fact that its totally stupid to have that awsome picture with a stock cooler, are they using a disposable holiday camera to take the pictures also?

I guess they spent all the money on the GFX Cards
    
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Funny that in many instances, the 8800GTX/Ultra are superior to the newer generation of cards. 768MB memory and 384-bit interfaces vs 512MB memory and 256-bit perform better in SLI applications. With the exception of Crysis, most games seem to get the best performance out of only 2-way SLI (or a single GX2).

It was also interesting to see the negative performance impact the multiple GPUs has on 32-bit OSes. If you're using a 32-bit OS and 4GB of ram and Quad-SLI, you will see under 2GB of RAM, even with 4GB installed. That is pretty serious. I can only imagine with Vista-32...
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dang my crappy ass little 8800gts 640mb used to be the s@*t now its a piece of s@*t
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dang my crappy ass little 8800gts 640mb used to be the s@*t now its a piece of s@*t
Yeah but you have the best bandwith on OCN !!!!
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My 640 does everything I want it to do so far. As bad as I want to upgrade graphics, I am gonna wait till around June-July to see what everyone is offering

Not worth upgrading now IMO.
 
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here's the problem with all of those scores, they used a 32 bit OS. when you have quad SLI enabled you can only use 1.7GB of ram in a 32 bit OS because it can only use around 3 GB of memory including the video memory. that's why all their quad SLI results stink so much. the whole review is fundamentally flawed IMO because crysis uses much more ram than they have available to them. 1680 * 1050 all high dx9 i get 64.13 FPS and they are getting 32...
post #17 of 22
its sad to see that the 8800Ultras can whip some of the competition.....
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post #18 of 22
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its sad to see that the 8800Ultras can whip some of the competition.....
but it doesn't really.
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I think its time for longer mob's....
I think it's time to go back in time where motherboards were the size of an average office desk.
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X2 SLI x4 ? 8 gfx core ? and less fps... lol
That's on Vista 32 bit. On XP SP2, those results are much better.
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