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According to my coworker you need at least 8 gigs of system ram to run dual gpus. He thinks 8x 8x results in a major performance hit. hard ocp did a test on that and it want much. I told him that I believe they had used 4 gb of ram in the testing. Which according to him made the whole test invalid because gtx 260s in sli are bottlenecked by only 4 gb of ram. Why would only 4 gb of ram cause A bottleneck?

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Hes an idiot and obviously doesnt know what hes talking about.
 
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Hes an idiot and obviously doesnt know what hes talking about.
This.
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Hes an idiot and obviously doesnt know what hes talking about.
Thirded.
post #5 of 21
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Figured as, much but considering I've never ran dual cards, before. I've been talked down on for not calling voltage phases well voltage phases. My i5 oc is wrong due to me not changing the front side bus.
He bashes ocn a lot too.

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Hes an idiot and obviously doesnt know what hes talking about.
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Some people are just ignorant and "know all" I would just ignore him. Link him to this thread and see what he says.
 
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post #8 of 21
You dont HAVE to OC anything to run Dual Cards, so ur overclock wont matter. Almost nothing needs more than 4Gigs of ram when playing a game. How did he think ppl ran SLI/CF on windows XP which only recognizes 3gigs of ram? Tell him to read more and Bash less. Ive never run SLI/CF or even OCd my CPU and i feel i know more about it than him lol
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post #9 of 21
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Some people are just ignorant and "know all" I would just ignore him. Link him to this thread and see what he says.
He has been building computers for over 10 years compARED to my 4 or 5. I doubt this thread would change his opinion. TBH I asked because I wasn't 100% sure. Cpyro I do think being willing to learn things would count as more.
I5 s don't have a front side bus.

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Crappier techs hide behind 'years of experience' as a figure and refuse to accept new knowledge.
To be honest you could spend a couple months browsing this forum and pass an A+.
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