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Old 11-11-2009, 09:37 AM   #11
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Default Re: Could someone explain SLI to me?

Originally Posted by sniperviper21 View Post
♠whyfly was right..
he said

"you don't just multiply by two"
Erm, yeah, bad choice of wording.

I was saying that what he said was right, except for the part that Whyfly added was the only part that was missing from his post.

Can't think of a good way to post that.

Was saying Whyfly was right, and the quote i quoted + whyfly's addition was right?

Meh I was just confirming they were right in that part of my post XD

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Old 11-11-2009, 06:15 PM   #12
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Default Re: Could someone explain SLI to me?

Originally Posted by rohan23 View Post
It's not exactly like what has been said before. SLI stands for scalable link interface. It can be used in two modes. SFR and AFR.

SFR: One card only renders a half of the screen.
AFR: One card works on the current frame and the second will work on the upcoming one.

It should be used when you get a card i.e. GTX 280. Soon after the 295 comes out. You can't exactly afford to purchase the card at it's hefty price. So you purchase another GTX 280 at a lower price to compete with the 295. It doesn't exactly "multiply." The way the game is coded takes a huge toll on performance. Many of the newer games can utilize multi-GPU setups. You can get anywhere from a 0%-100% increase in performance depending solely on the card and the engines utilization of multi card setups.
which card(s) scale 100%...? I haven't heard of any...

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