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Is nvidia going to make 5/6 way sli soon. Because i want it. Anyone heard anything about. Please no trolls. IM TALKING ABOUT ARE THEY TRYING TO INVENT IT. Anything is possible with science and concept.
Edited by Timbojones - 4/21/11 at 3:06am
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Not possible, most you can use is 4 for 3d rendering.
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thats a very big problem, there just wouldnt be enough space!
     
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I honestly don't see it happening really. If they do anything, they'd be better off improving the scaling for triple and quad sli.
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You could always mod the drivers...
    
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post #7 of 38
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Your forgetting folding@home here. Just 1 client with 8 way sli. They would love it. But yes i do agree they do need to provide better scaling for 3/4 way sli.
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post #8 of 38
no
but 3dfx has 8/16 way tongue.gif
quantum3d-aalchemy8164-1.jpg

those metal towers are how it gets its power
and transfers data to the other card
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 4/21/11 at 3:27am
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post #9 of 38
Would scale horribly.
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Windows doesn't currently support more than 4 GPUs for rendering right now. If the OS doesn't support it, they'd have to build a hack into the drivers... Plus multi-GPU is still a pretty niche market even now, even 2 way. I doubt we'll see an increase in the next few years. Quad fire and Quad SLI need more work on the scaling before moving beyond there is needed.
Besides, as each GPU model gets better and better, the point of going beyond 3 way is shrinking.
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