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post #1 of 19
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Well heres a thread I want to see peoples views...

SLI - Not too good overclocker BUT 2 GFX cards and great for gaming
No SLI (Intel 955) - Great Overclocker, Great for Gaming only 1 GFX Card

Or coming soon 975 SLI AND CROSSFIRE

What do you think is the best?
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I think that if you are going to be playing first person type games, with inmersive environments, SLI is the way to go.
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post #3 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by TeleFragX
Well heres a thread I want to see peoples views...

SLI - Not too good overclocker BUT 2 GFX cards and great for gaming
No SLI (Intel 955) - Great Overclocker, Great for Gaming only 1 GFX Card

Or coming soon 975 SLI AND CROSSFIRE

What do you think is the best?
Get the SLI board for better gaming performance and benchmark performance.. Get the non-SLI board to get a better CPU overclock and have faster PI scores ect..
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I just had a bad time with one of my SLI boards but it was a sound issue thats all... I here that Asus 955 is great...
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post #5 of 19
dont buy sli right now, use the money you would spend on two decent cards and get one great card, then sli or upgrade in a year or whatever.
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post #6 of 19
Well, the 975X chipset is supposedly going to be very good and fast, and have a couple more ram deviders, maybe some more voltage, depending on which board....I would wait a bit, and SLI, well, Intels SLI kinda does suck, at least for now. Right now single card seems to be a bit more reasonable. Just wait to see what comes around christmas
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post #7 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jazino
dont buy sli right now, use the money you would spend on two decent cards and get one great card, then sli or upgrade in a year or whatever.
Well I think he wants to SLI the 6800GS.. In which he already has one.
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post #8 of 19
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Well im stuck on the SLOW laptop ATM because im returning a faulty motherboard So this week i am picking another one!
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post #9 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jori
Well I think he wants to SLI the 6800GS.. In which he already has one.
if thats the case then not a bad idea.
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post #10 of 19
Id get the Intel chipset because the NF4 sucks for Intel CPUs.
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Very nice!
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