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Good luck when you get it back - just saying that getting so many cards is a bit of a waste as when you end up using them they will not be fully utilised - and who runs things at low res nowadays anyhow [except me with my crap 17" CRT - wantinga 24" funds pending.....]

A intel platform will give much better performance atm i believe
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Good luck when you get it back - just saying that getting so many cards is a bit of a waste as when you end up using them they will not be fully utilised - and who runs things at low res nowadays anyhow [except me with my crap 17" CRT - wantinga 24" funds pending.....]

A intel platform will give much better performance atm i believe
In benchmarks yes. But at higher resolutions most of the time no. Heres a linky
http://guru3d.com/article/cpu-scalin...e-processors/6
http://guru3d.com/article/cpu-scalin...e-processors/7
http://guru3d.com/article/cpu-scalin...e-processors/9
Most of the time it flatlines at 1600x1200 in the tests.
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i got a 22" lcd and looking to buy another after my funds become more flexible
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That review was based on one card - have you found any that compare the same thing but with 2 or more GFX cores as the CPU needs to provide the GPU cores the data to render
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I went ahead and just got 3x 3870.
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