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9800GTX TRI SLI vs. SINGLE GTX280

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Since it is about the same price to get either, what do you think is better.
is tri sli 9800gtx better then a single gtx280?
thanks,
and if anyone has benchmarks, please post them.
    
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there are a couple of members here with tri-sli rigs. I was personally considering going that route but I am waiting for the 9800gtx+ cards to be released first.
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any idea how soon they will be released, and for what price?
    
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One card is always the best solution IMO. It just makes things much simpler. Less power required, less messing around with settings, less wiring, more efficient, applications are much better suited to using one chip. I'm sure there are more reasons why one card would be better.
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Originally Posted by dahdout View Post
Since it is about the same price to get either, what do you think is better.
is tri sli 9800gtx better then a single gtx280?
thanks,
and if anyone has benchmarks, please post them.
Got a few results on GTX 280's here in single card and SLI.
 
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thanks guys, i think that im just gonna keep my gtx 280
    
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TRI would def. be better but it's totally not worth the hassle/energy requirements.
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