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Old 08-26-2007, 12:19 AM   #11 (permalink)
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One day i hope to be able to buy stuff and not care about the cost. But until that time, i will stick to price/performance maximization.
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It wouldn't cost 6 grand. SLI could be feasible under 3 grand.
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Old 08-26-2007, 12:23 AM   #13 (permalink)
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you could do a SLI computer for under $900 , but that wasn't the point at all of my statement....
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It wouldn't cost 6 grand. SLI could be feasible under 3 grand.
technically i could SLI my computer for under 2500 with 2 ultras.

do i want to, yes. will it happen soon, no.

watercooled Ultra and Quad will come before another Ultra.
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i see myself using Crossfire only if i use 2 dual monitors, 20" both, n im gaming in 1680x1050, which is preciously what im planning on doing. First i have to see how one card works before i get another.
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Meh im using dual monitors with a single gts 320 at 1920x1200. and a 20" 2nd monitor at 1650x1050. You dont need crossfire, just a single good vid card.
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In my opinion, it's only worth to SLI if:

-You're gaming on a 30" LCD at a resolution of 2560 x 1600.

-You get a really good deal on the second card, like vernong mentioned earlier.

-You use cash as toilet paper.

i wonder if bill gates has a sli computer cuz im sure he can do all 3 of those .... especially that last one.... lolz
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Old 08-26-2007, 12:41 AM   #18 (permalink)
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For some reason, I don't see him having this type of computer. Couldn't he be busy with other things, like work and counting his money? Maybe his children have something.
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that very well maybe the case but who knows eh? lol i was considering doing a sli with my setup but i kinda decided to save my money and just wait..... im happy with the performance i get with my computer as of now but im still waitin on them 9 series i need to know more about em an if there is problems with the PCI-e 2.0 stuff then im just gona blow my money on a 8800 ultra/quad system thats watercooled ......that is when i get my money .... lol
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In my opinion, it's only worth to SLI if:

-You're gaming on a 30" LCD at a resolution of 2560 x 1600.

-You get a really good deal on the second card, like vernong mentioned earlier.

-You use cash as toilet paper.
Or you think money grows on trees.

Well, to me, SLi or CrossFire isn't so great. Only a small amount of people actually have a 30"+ monitor which isn't really needed unless you think "Money grows on trees". Other than that, 1 VGA seems to be more then enough for a great gaming build.
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