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I'm not a Nvidia nutjob but what happened to Tri-Sli, Quad-Sli, CrossfireX etc...
    
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wow nice, looks like the 4870 was a nice investment

i want to see 4870 CF vs 9800GTX tri-sli
    
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wow nice, looks like the 4870 was a nice investment

i want to see 4870 CF vs 9800GTX tri-sli
Since the difference b/w the 4870CF and the GTX260SLI isn't magnanimous, GTX280SLI is either be on par or better, and GTX280TRISLI will definitely beat it!

And the 4870 too should get better with future drivers.
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wow nice, looks like the 4870 was a nice investment

i want to see 4870 CF vs 9800GTX tri-sli

Why? read the half dozen or so TRI-SLI reviews floating around the web. At best they provide up to 10% better performance in a few, select apps than a set of cards in SLI.

Not to mention you need 3 of them, a TRI-SLI supported board and of course Vista.

2 x 4870's run in XP or Vista, work on any Intel board with supported slots (although X38 and X48 is preferable), and will cost either the same or less.


I almost went TRI-SLI twice in the last 6 months and then held off to see what would happen with the ATI cards.

Turns out it was worth the wait.
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Since the difference b/w the 4870CF and the GTX260SLI isn't magnanimous, GTX280SLI is either be on par or better, and GTX280TRISLI will definitely beat it!

And the 4870 too should get better with future drivers.
True GTX280TRISLI will beat it, but will it beat tri-fire or quad-fire 4870?
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True GTX280TRISLI will beat it, but will it beat tri-fire or quad-fire 4870?
Hell no! QuadXfire FTW!!!!!! Looking into 2x4870X2's for myself!
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The GTX260 holds quite well in SLI against the 4870 cf, is the GTX260 a good choice at the new prices flying around.

You can get a GTX260 at zipzomfly for $259.99 now after $40 mail-in rebate
$100 difference from the 260 sil to the 4870 cf, the 260s are starting to look like a good option for current sli board owners.

http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...dlist=celebros
Edited by Gaz32 - 7/4/08 at 6:59am
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It will be nice if they do this in Vantage.
Wow epic op fail. Read the actual source from the source you posted. Its in german but they have benches for vantage and nearly every current game

I know we get alot of people failing to even read the article posted but I mean come on, you would think the op read the proper source jk jk
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Wow epic op fail. Read the actual source from the source you posted. Its in german but they have benches for vantage and nearly every current game

I know we get alot of people failing to even read the article posted but I mean come on, you would think the op read the proper source jk jk
http://www.computerbase.de/artikel/h...gtx_260_sli/8/

Those are the vantage scores, just so everybody knows, it is closer in Vantage.
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