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Old 03-10-2006, 09:42 AM   #11 (permalink)
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well, 2 7900GT's beating ONE XTX i can see..but 2? i wouldnt even consider it.


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Old 03-10-2006, 10:17 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I think SLI is just a waste of money, i would just buy a 7900GTX or keep the X1900XTX. everyone with SLI just has tooo much money, or wastes money, and dosent know anything about it and think that scince it's 2 cards it's double the performance but it's not. but on the anandtech charts on F.E.A.R. one 7900GT dose half of 2 7900GT's in SLI so it's getting better.

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Old 03-10-2006, 11:04 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I did it because the cost is close and the 2 gt's are going to win in pretty much everything. That is pretty much why I am returning the xtx and getting the gt's.
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Old 03-10-2006, 11:13 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally posted by FghtinIrshNvrDi
Back that up please. I don't believe you, period. The 7900GTX is a little more comparable to an X1900XTX.

Go find them yourself, I don't care enough to find benchmarks for you.

Basically, Crossfire sucks compared to SLI. Its just not done. Nvidia gets much greater performance from 2 cards in SLI than ATi gets from Crossfire. A 7900GT wouldn't touch a X1900 in single-card more, but SLI is a whole different world.

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well, 2 7900GT's beating ONE XTX i can see..but 2? i wouldnt even consider it.

Tom's hardware is extremely ATI/Intel biased. The website plain sucks.

Check out Anandtech;

1280x1024 4xAA;
7900GT SLI - 81FPS
X1900XTX Crossfire - 72FPS

1600x1200 4xAA;
7900GT SLI - 58FPS.
X1900XTX Crossfire - 54FPS.

If you don't believe Anandtech, well, I won't even say it.

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