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Thank you for your post, that helped me out.

As for the SLI Hack, how complicated is this? I've heard this mentioned before but I'm not too inclined to pursue SLI this way. Is there a noticeable difference from running a, I guess you can say, purposed SLI compared to going through hacking Crossfire?
Crossfire requires no hacking, just a driver install, and Crossfire enabled in Drivers.

SLI Hack just makes the nVidia drivers think you have a different motherboard. Its a simple program that you click install, re-install, or uninstall. Extremely easy to install and remove (no risk involved). It creates two boot up entries for Windows 7/Vista so if there is a problem, load the non-SLI hacked entry and uninstall or reinstall SLI Hack. Extremely easy.

You have to install it every time you change drivers (thats not a big deal).

The only thing you need to worry about, is which cards do you want: SLI Hacked has no loss of performance, but that doesn't mean nVidia is the best way to go for your personal needs. Find the performance from cards you want, and don't worry about the other stuff. If you need help installing it, just PM me OR visit this thread that has all you need to know about SLI-Hack: here.
Edited by RagingCain - 4/9/11 at 8:08am
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Well ive used 5050 CF. It did not scale well. I then used GTX 470 SLI, Tri and Quad with extreme stuttering, lag, blue screen issues ect. I am using 6970 CF and they are amazing. Max out every game, no issues, zero stuttering, great temps, full double scaling!
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