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Hi everyone,

I was just wondering if anyone could tell me what the best budget SLI setup would be with both cards being under the £100 mark, I know say a year or so ago some of the top end cards can now probably picked up quite cheaply now that all the newer cards have come out etc.

I am just wondering what the best budget twin card setup might be? Can anyone make a suggestion, im not up on graphics cards that much!
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For slightly over £100

2 GTX460,s
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Originally Posted by Fallen Angel -X;12113305 
For slightly over £100

2 GTX460,s

He meant 2 cards for £100 or less. A single 460 is more than that :\

@OP you would be better off going with a single card. Probably your best bet is 8800GTS or similar, as they go for around £50 - £60, or if you can find them cheap then GTX 260s, but a 460 isn't bad and can be had for under £100 used and a bit more for new.
    
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It has been suggested I should have a look at the 9600 GSO, would a pair of those be ok as Sli?

Would it be best to run a single £100 card, rather than 2 x £50 cards? I will be using them for folding smile.gif
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Look into getting a 9800GX2 if you are folding.
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Ahh sorry my bad, thought you meant 2 cards at like £100 each

You would be better off with a single card, Like the GTX460 which is £115 new

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Look into getting a 9800GX2 if you are folding.

Not much point now, since cards like the 450 / 460 are out which run cooler, more ppd, and better in gaming
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Im running a single 450 GTS at the moment in my gaming rig, I am going to be building a folding rig, so can't really splash out on having better cards in my folding rig than my gaming rig haha

Are there any cheap single cards with mutiple processors?

I am guessing the 9800GX2 has 2 GPUs per card?
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