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Old 07-03-2009, 01:49 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Well since i got yall here, i got one more question.
SLI and Crossfire with video cards, whats the difference between them and also is the performance increase worth it or is it more of "Look what i did!", show off kind of thing?
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Old 07-03-2009, 02:09 PM   #12 (permalink)
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SLI is nvidia

crossfire is ATI


Uhmm..some cards can see a performance increase as much as 90%..but most second cards only add like 30-50%. And in order to benefit you need a large monitor (Most people say 24inch is the bare min you should have before it)
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Old 07-04-2009, 04:52 AM   #13 (permalink)
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It usually wont even make 50%, its almost always under 40% gain. generally crossfire scales better but nvidia usually have the better high end cards hence why its is much more mainstream. Its not always for high-end though, sometimes it may be worth having two budget cards in sli/xfire which are better than the equally priced alternative single solution.
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