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I just wanted to know what would be better in performance.

A single GTX 580 max oc.
Or GTX 295 Quad SLI max oc.
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4 Cores vs 1 Core? rolleyes.gif
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a single 295 is almost as fast as a 580 :/

295 = GTX 480.

my old 295 sli pulled 37k GPU score in vantage.

60 fps in crysis and 140 in FC2..

my 6870 CF Spanked 295 sli though
    
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And does the manufacturer matter or the version of the GTX 295 if you wanna SLI them?
Single PCB or Sandwich ...would that matter or is it all equally SLI´able
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post #5 of 230
nope. you can sli any 295 with any other 295.

makes no difference

i had the co-op's.

they are louder.. but run cooler..

and no V mod's
    
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Yeah I have this one http://www.google.de/imgres?imgurl=http://p.gzhls.at/440974.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.heise.de/preisvergleich/a440974.html&usg=__NDR3jZ8IQnHR0KhHDe5IWKB-npk=&h=199&w=300&sz=40&hl=de&start=13&zoom=1&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=pGpaj5o70q-3cM:&tbnh=77&tbnw=116&prev=/images%3Fq%3DMSI%2BGTX%2B295%26um%3D1%26hl%3Dde%26sa%3DN%26tbs%3Disch:1&ei=VYhnTfjMDsGytAb66qzgDA

It has no Voltage Controller so yeah you are right =>No Volt ...that is way I had to stop my OC at 712/1512/1215 but it performs very well at those speeds I think check out my benches and EVGA Precision ..what do you think?
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not bad.

i did 30k total score with 61k cpu and 29k GPU with 1 295.

but i had 800MHZ core and 1650 shader, and 1300 memory.
    
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post #8 of 230
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those clocks are not possible without a volt mod ?oO


Also a guy on ebay is selling his GTX 295 for 56€ lol^^
http://cgi.ebay.at/ASUS-NVIDIA-ENGTX295-1792MB-DDR3-Grafikkarte-GTX-295-/160548772959?pt=DE_Elektronik_Computer_Computer_Graphikkarten&hash=item256173dc5f

Does this version have a voltage controller?
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mine were both golden. sold them at 350$.
    
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My card starts artifacting over 715 core clock ..but that´s because it does not get enough voltage^^ And the Single PCB version does not have a voltage controller:(

I am having a very hard time believing you achieved 800Mhz Core without a Volt mod Oo Have you got some screens maybe?

I always thought my gtx 295 was golden for hitting the results I posted screens of before:)

Nonetheless please check out this link:
A guy is selling his gtx 295 for 56 € xD
Is this card one of the good ones? Single PCB or Sandwich?
Does this version have a voltage controller?
And will it be a good one to overclock?
http://cgi.ebay.at/ASUS-NVIDIA-ENGTX...item256173dc5f

Edit:And if you SLI GTX 295...do they have to be at the same clocks? or doesn´t that matter at all too?
Edited by Kung Pow - 2/25/11 at 3:13am
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