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Old 07-20-2007, 12:58 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Of course SLI will give you a performance boost but it's noticeably better if you run games at higher resolution. So if you have a low resolution monitor you can't really get the whole benefit, so consider buying a pricey monitor at least $200 and up and maybe opt for a better power supply. You don't want to run your PSU at near full load. That's what you need to do for SLI.
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SLI isn't worth it, unless you're SLIing the GTX or Ultra, playing on a 30" LCD, with 2560 x 1600 resolution.

So just stick with one card, and thats the GTS.
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okay, thanks again, i've changed my setup to:

Case: XClio Windtunnel
Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3R LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe 2.4GHz
GPU: EVGA 8800GTS 320MB
RAM: G.skills or corsairs i'll decide when i'm purchasing
HDD: Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS 160GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s
DVD: Sony NEC Optiarc Black IDE DVD-ROM
Misc: Koutech IO-RCM620 USB 2.0 Card Reader
Misc: APEVIA CF12SL-UBL 120mm Blue LED Case Fan

this seems to me to be a pretty solid setup, and does it matter what brand gts i get, cause i saw that xfx, ausus, and a few other had gts's, most were about 30 or 40 dollars more, but the clocks speeds were higher, so i would think it'd be better to stick with the evga 320 and just overclock it myself, but i could be wrong.

and i have one more question, it's about my audio. Right now i have 4 stereo speakers. 2 or which have the 3 speaker setup, like 1 small one, and two bigger once for base in an eclosure, how would i connect all of these to my computer. They don't have the plug things attached, they are all spliced. I also have the option of two more 6x12 small speakers that i can use too which are also spliced. (not sure it this is the right place to ask, but i guess it's better than starting a new thread if i don't have too.)

thanks for all the help again. Gavin.
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this seems to me to be a pretty solid setup, and does it matter what brand gts i get, cause i saw that xfx, ausus, and a few other had gts's, most were about 30 or 40 dollars more, but the clocks speeds were higher, so i would think it'd be better to stick with the evga 320 and just overclock it myself, but i could be wrong.

and i have one more question, it's about my audio. Right now i have 4 stereo speakers. 2 or which have the 3 speaker setup, like 1 small one, and two bigger once for base in an eclosure, how would i connect all of these to my computer. They don't have the plug things attached, they are all spliced. I also have the option of two more 6x12 small speakers that i can use too which are also spliced. (not sure it this is the right place to ask, but i guess it's better than starting a new thread if i don't have too.)
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