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post #21 of 42
Well since you already have an NVidia chipset then I would go with the 8800, but if you're planning on getting a new (real) chipset (JK) then I would grab the 4850 and possible add another in the future.
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post #22 of 42
Two 8800GT's are faster than a 4850.I have no problems with my 2x8800GTS's in SLI.But i do sometimes i feel cheated in benchmarks but that only because 1024x768 doesnt stress the system enough for SLI.I guess ill have to buy 3Dmark06 and 05 to change res to see if my scores improve with higher res
    
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you psu is fine..600 watts is more than enough and its got quad rails at 18A each..same psu as mine..and its never skipped a beat
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I have a 700w psu with 40 amps on the 12v rail. Your 600w has 72A. Yeah, your psu should handle it just fine.
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post #25 of 42
Game List
http://www.slizone.com/object/slizone2_game.html

If you want to create your own optimized application profile to enable SLI for a game not found in this list, simply follow these quick instructions.
http://www.slizone.com/page/slizone_appprofile.html

If your favorite game isn't found in this list below, you can also submit a request to have this profile added to the next driver release.
http://www.slizone.com/object/sliapp_request.html
Edited by mothow - 7/5/08 at 12:28pm
    
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If you want to create your own optimized application profile to enable SLI for a game not found in this list, simply follow these quick instructions.
http://www.slizone.com/page/slizone_appprofile.html

If your favorite game isn't found in this list below, you can also submit a request to have this profile added to the next driver release.
Don't make another long post like this. Just make a link to the list on the webpage.

Your PSU should handle two 88GTS. Get a second one.
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post #27 of 42
I pm'ed you about an 8800GT if you're interested.
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post #28 of 42
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I'm gonna get it from a friend for 130. Well at least that's what he wants ill probably get it for a bit less
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post #29 of 42
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I currently have a single 8800GT. I can get another 8800GT for about 130 bucks so i was thinking of going SLI. I know SLI is overhiped and all that. But then I saw the 4850 and wanted to know which way would be the best way to go to get the most performance.
You should get the 8800GT sli it and add a limited edition Platinium Aqua Computer G80 waterblock to it....that I just happen to be selling....
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You should get the 8800GT sli it and add a limited edition Platinium Aqua Computer G80 waterblock to it....that I just happen to be selling....
What a coincidence. Too bad im not water cooling or eles id buy it in a heart beat. j/k
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