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Old 05-24-2008, 11:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm thinking about getting another 8800gts G92 gfx card to SLI. Does anyone else have this setup? Is it worth the $250? Although I will probably have to upgrade my PSU as well. What kind of voltage would be required to SLI 8800gts?

If I can remember correctly (I'm not at my desktop at the moment) this is the PSU that I have with my system.
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get the ECS 8800GTS 512MB G92 it is for 170$
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oh nice thanks. Would my current PSU be able to handle 2 of those, or would I have to get more powerful one?
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You can see here: Video card Power requirements

That SLIed GT's will draw a maximum of 217 watts, so yes it will be enough.
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Oh cool, thank you very much. That's really useful. Would I see a pretty good performance increase? At least one worth the money?
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Depends on the game in question.
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well right now it's the newly released Age of Conan, and after that Fable 2. My other option would be to sell my current 8800GTS and buy a 9800gtx
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9800GTX is hardly any faster than the 8800GTS. Your better off buying another 8800GTS for SLI.
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But the 9800gtx's can overclock really well, and could probably give you a lot of extra performance... you never know
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vernong are u sure his cpu wont bottleneck the 9800GTX? im not sure just want to know
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