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Is it worth spending the extra cash on an SLI mobo when my screen isn't going to get any larger than a 19" widescreen?

I'm only on a 17" LCD right now but plan to go to a 19" once i save up the money, and i know i could go bigger but i think 19" is the sweet spot size for gaming (just my opinion though!)

So is SLI worth it at that screen size? Or am i better off just saving myself ~100$ on a mobo?


EDIT:
This is on a new rig with a Q6600 and an 8800gt and 4gigs PC8000, sorry for the original exclusion of this info.
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no if your not going to get a bigger monitor then its not worth all the trouble.
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Originally Posted by G|F.E.A.D|Killa View Post
no if your not going to get a bigger monitor then its not worth all the trouble.
This coming from the guy with 2x 8800gts on a 19" widescreen?
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I personally noticed a HUGE difference, but im @ 1920x1200.
There are various aspects of your sig rig i would upgrade well before thinking sli.
    
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well killa is a bencher but that doesnt really apply to 7900's
    
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I guess it would have helped to specify that this is on a new rig with a Q6600 and an 8800gt. Sorry!
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yeah, I think you should consider other upgrades before going sli.
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I don't think it's a good idea to get SLI.
I would better get a single PCI-e Slot motherboard that can support overclocking, DDR2 and quad-core and get a 9800GTX or a similar card
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I agree with the above comments. I've owned no less than 6 sets of cards in SLI over the last several years. If you go with a 22" monitor (which is ideal for gaming), then you can take advantage of sli.
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