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Hi, would the system in my sig run with another 9800gx2 on this power supply?
http://www.microdirect.co.uk/(36568)...-12V-Rail.aspx
    
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Yes, without breaking a sweat.
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Hi, would the system in my sig run with another 9800gx2 on this power supply?
http://www.microdirect.co.uk/(36568)...-12V-Rail.aspx
Yes it would.

However, 9800GX2's in SLi have a lot of scaling problems (plus microstutter), and rarely work well. Unless you already have both cards, it is a waste of money IMO. If you don't already have two, sell your 9800GX2 and buy a A GTX260 or 280 and then add another down the road.
Edited by Slappa - 12/13/08 at 7:03pm
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It would.

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Yes it would.

However, 9800GX2's in SLi have a lot of scaling problems (plus microstutter), and rarely work well. Unless you already have both cards, it is a waste of money IMO. If you don't already have two, sell your 9800GX2 and buy a A GTX260 or 280 and then add another down the road.
I also agree on this post.
    
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But I can get another 9800GX2 for £210 just now brand new and its really cheap and tempting and plus i saw maxishines crysis benchmarks and they were amazing
    
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Yes it would.

However, 9800GX2's in SLi have a lot of scaling problems (plus microstutter), and rarely work well. Unless you already have both cards, it is a waste of money IMO. If you don't already have two, sell your 9800GX2 and buy a A GTX260 or 280 and then add another down the road.
Snap. This may be the most stereotypical OCN response ever

Not that this is a bad thing! Usually goes "So guys, what do you think of my 'xxxx?'"

OCN #1: Naw dude get this one (link, reason why)
OCN #2: I agree with #1, also look into this xxxxy
OCN #3(0 rep): Lol xxxxy is terrible, it gets beaten by xxxx in every benchmark my friend's uncle has done!!@#
OCN #1: /facepalm


@ the OP: Take slappa's advice. The 9800GX2 sells well since it is a great folding card, but due to poor driver support (surprise!) it's not necessarily something to invest in.
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But I can get another 9800GX2 for £210 just now brand new and its really cheap and tempting and plus i saw maxishines crysis benchmarks and they were amazing
It won't be as good for many other games as much as you think it would be. The driver support is crap, which sucks because we all know these cards could have a great potential.

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Snap. This may be the most stereotypical OCN response ever

Not that this is a bad thing! Usually goes "So guys, what do you think of my 'xxxx?'"

OCN #1: Naw dude get this one (link, reason why)
OCN #2: I agree with #1, also look into this xxxxy
OCN #3(0 rep): Lol xxxxy is terrible, it gets beaten by xxxx in every benchmark my friend's uncle has done!!@#
OCN #1: /facepalm


@ the OP: Take slappa's advice. The 9800GX2 sells well since it is a great folding card, but due to poor driver support (surprise!) it's not necessarily something to invest in.
Hahahaha so true!
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