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Old 05-19-2008, 06:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Does crysis actually scale with SLI now? I know it didnt help much at all for the first 2 patches. A single 9800GTX at high and 1920x1200 i was getting around 28fps in age of conan, when i turned SLI on i'm up to 50-55 FPS. Finally a game that scales almost 100% with SLI.

BTW, age of conan is almost as hard on your computer as crysis is, but actually scales with SLI and IS FUN.
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Old 05-19-2008, 06:56 PM   #12 (permalink)
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so will 2x 8800GT superclocked be too much for my E8400?
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Old 05-19-2008, 08:00 PM   #13 (permalink)
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not if you overclock it...probably wouldn't have to OC it that much, either.
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I'm pretty sure he's at 3.6ghz already..
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i wouldn't worry about it, then. maybe go for 4ghz. jus cos, if the temps can handle it.
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I think he had problems getting to 4.0ghz If I remember correctly

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ok vern, done.
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actually I'm at stock CPU speeds for the summer because I am using air.
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Meh, i'm still running my quad at 3.6 over the summer and i'm running on air.
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Also, nagasama, SLI is not always worth it. For the smaller monitors with lower resolutions it will show very little boost if any at all. I have a 19" monitor at 1440x900 with my 9800GX2 (which is a pre-SLI'd set of 8800GTS as you probably already know) and it actually scores the same or barely higher than my 9600GT at that same resolution and got basically the same frame rates in Crysis and Call of Duty 4. SLI for small monitors IS NOT worth it. Pure overkill.

For smaller monitors, it would be better to get 1 good card over the two.
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