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And the GTX280 will have atleast twice the 'min' framerate because of the extra VRAM
lol min dosent mean anything its all about average. and 280 and GX2 average wasnt that far apart


and philhalo is making a good decision here if he wants a budget upgrade. his 4870 is equal to a 260 core 216, so he's getting a much more powerful GPU for not much money.
 
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Would this "GX2" card make an excellent physics card?

however does the os see it as 2 cards or 1 card?, ie is the SLI internal or external to the card?
    
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lol min dosent mean anything its all about average. and 280 and GX2 average wasnt that far apart


and philhalo is making a good decision here if he wants a budget upgrade. his 4870 is equal to a 260 core 216, so he's getting a much more powerful GPU for not much money.
90% of the gamers on this forum would laugh and disagree with you on that

If the OP wants to side grade then that's up to him, but he's been warned.
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Would this "GX2" card make an excellent physics card?

however does the os see it as 2 cards or 1 card?, ie is the SLI internal or external to the card?
Every dual GPU card from Nvidia and ATI show up as 2 separate GPU's to the OS.
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