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sli is for people who want the best so even if i had a 15" monitor you would still see me rockin a multi gpu setup. serious answer its usually 24"+ is where sli shines
    
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I've always thought it was 22". Can anyone clarify?
go for it man..... saying you "need" a 24" for sli is like saying "you dont use 4 cores"

Yeah we know we dont "need" it..... but try running 1680x1050 on a single 8800gt and see what kinda performance you get... I can hear the A-holes at crytek laughing from here..

but beware, its like anything else, once you try it, you wont be able to stop
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post #13 of 19
Yep they are. Big time ! Yes you should go for a XFX 708i SLI MB.


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Since graphics card prices are dropping, do you think I should go for SLI. I would be getting an XFX 780i to go along with it. During the summer, I plan to buy a 22". Also, do you think I would be getting at least 3.8GHz with the 780i?
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Sli is needed when you have minimum 24' WS
wow, i have a 23" Apple HD Cinema display running off a single 9800GTX, and i can only imagine having SLI on this bad boy
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wow, i have a 23" Apple HD Cinema display running off a single 9800GTX, and i can only imagine having SLI on this bad boy
23'? as long as it's above 1920x1200 or a 19' CRT at 2048x1536
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im thinking about going sli on my machine too.. since it's so darn cheap
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post #17 of 19
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go for it man..... saying you "need" a 24" for sli is like saying "you dont use 4 cores"

Yeah we know we dont "need" it..... but try running 1680x1050 on a single 8800gt and see what kinda performance you get... I can hear the A-holes at crytek laughing from here..

but beware, its like anything else, once you try it, you wont be able to stop
I dunno what you are smokin......I would like some!

I tend to get about 43fps on Crysis....lemme run a quick run....
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K back....

I get 36.25FPS @ 1680*1050 everything on High. I thought I got higher than that.....but nonetheless a decent one.
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thats some decent fps,blue.
I have decided to get SLI if the 9900 series is only slightly better than 2 GTSs
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