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2x sli vs 3x sli gtx 570?

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What kind of increase would I notice if I add a third 570 to my setup, how much more of a fps boost would there be in games like metro, crysis, bfbc2, heaven benchmark etc... ?
    
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~30-35% gain AT MOST, and not in all games.
Scaling past two cards sucks.. And isnt worth it IMO.
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Tri-SLI is where i get a little cautious. Unless you have money burning a hole in your pocket I suggest that you just keep 2-way SLI as 3-way SLI will not improve your fps by that much, and in my opinion it is not worth the money.
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Going from 2-way to 3-way GTX570 SLI, the following graph speaks a lot.
Note:
a. Theoretical max is 1.5. I think the ave 1.34 is not too bad, IMHO.

b. The test used 2560x1600. This higher resolution (vs your 1920x1200) benefits more from a 3-way SLI setup. So, consider these numbers in all those graphs as 'upper bound'.

c. i7 920 @4.3GHz was used in the test and ''CPU bottleneck is more pronounced in TRI SLI mode''. So, be prepared.

Link:http://benchmarkextreme.com/Articles/GTX%20570/P21.html
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There is no point unless your gaming in Surround Vision.
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Man i really need to get rid of this c0 and get a 950 or a 3550 cause i just ordered a 3rd 470. Hoping 3.8ghz wont be too much of a bottleneck =/
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Originally Posted by tconroy135;12375691 
There is no point unless your gaming in Surround Vision.

I agree with him, unless you plan on running some crazy resolutions then I would think that 2 570s would be more than enough.
 
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