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Old 09-20-2006, 07:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am building a new coputer soon. What would give me better peformance. 2 Gf 7900Gt 512Mb in Sli mode or 1 Gf 7950 Gx2 1Gb
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Get one 7950GX2, because then you can get another if you want to, later on down the line when they are cheaper.
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Agree with General there. What you can also do is get the 7950GX2 for now, and then sell it when the DX10 cards come out.
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7950GX2 performs better than two 7900GT
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couldnt you voltmod the 7900's and mad oc them? or can you not do that in sli?
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that isn't the point here, we're talking stock figures here.
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couldnt you voltmod the 7900's and mad oc them? or can you not do that in sli?
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that isn't the point here, we're talking stock figures here.
Whether or not its "the point" it's still a good question. How does overclocking video cards work, when you have two of them in SLi, or Crossfire?
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I looked around the other day and noticed numorous benchmarks of dual 7900gtx's beating a single 7950gx2 or sli'ed versions by a big margin. What about 7950gt's?
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