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I might change mobos eventually for an sli capable board. Do ALL new games support SLI?
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I might change mobos eventually for an sli capable board. Do ALL new games support SLI?
Sort of. Not natively at least. I been curious about this myself, and it seems that if a game doesn't support it, then you can make a game profile that will sort of "force it" to work.

But I don't know entirely. Even if you can get it to function, there could be bugs. I would love to know myself, gearing up for some awesome games and would like to use SLI but keep on playing my older games that might not "support" it.

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I might change mobos eventually for an sli capable board. Do ALL new games support SLI?
Not all, but most games do. The exceptions are games ported to PC (even some ported games do). Most indie games don't support SLI either.
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All of the blockbuster titles support multi-gpu setups (if not out of the gates, then usually shortly after launch).
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SLI is great, during the summer months when it's really hot (I don't have AC) I can take one of my cards out and it greatly reduces the heat from my PSU and the extra video card, and I mostly play css anyway so I get no difference in fps. Even COD games support sli, I think it is sometimes a hassle with sli with getting it set up with individual games but its worth it.
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All of the blockbuster titles support multi-gpu setups (if not out of the gates, then usually shortly after launch).
slightly off topic, but i'd always wanted to ask you, what are your clocks? Want to see if your OC'ing ability is better than mine, since we both have palit
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slightly off topic, but i'd always wanted to ask you, what are your clocks? Want to see if your OC'ing ability is better than mine, since we both have palit
Get a room.


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SLI is great, during the summer months when it's really hot (I don't have AC) I can take one of my cards out and it greatly reduces the heat from my PSU and the extra video card, and I mostly play css anyway so I get no difference in fps. Even COD games support sli, I think it is sometimes a hassle with sli with getting it set up with individual games but its worth it.
How exactly is this a good thing? Lol
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How exactly is this a good thing? Lol
i thought he was gonna say
sli is great b/c in the summer i can downclock the cards or something guess not
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How exactly is this a good thing? Lol
well, performace wise it does me no good, but my gtx 460 runs very cool (even 2 of them runs cooler than a eg. gtx 580 and performs better...)

but a single gtx 460 runs all the games out there at pretty high settings with good frames. And one by itself for me idles at 20-25C and loads at 55-60C
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