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Old 12-26-2005, 01:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What's the point of a SLI motherboard? Seems to me the only benefit is having 2 video cards . Is this true?

Is this really a necessity for today's gaming?

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Old 12-26-2005, 01:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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SLi only gives a 30-70% performance increase when it should give a 100% performance increase as you are paying for 2 instead of one.

A lot of people here will tell you that SLi is a waste of money however if you think about it, it's just like buying anything else. An AMD Athlon X2 4800+ is twice the price of an AMD Athlon X2 4200+ but it gives no where near a 100% performance increase but still people here will recommend it.

Whether or not SLi is worth it is up to you and how much money you are willing to spend on it.
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