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Old 11-01-2007, 04:50 PM   #1
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hello all, i dont mean to post this if it has already been posted (i didn't see it in the first 5 pages), but im going to build another system. i was wondering if i should go with a 512 video card or do a sli setup with a pair of 256. any input on this?
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Old 11-01-2007, 05:17 PM   #2
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what video card is it
memory wont make a difference if u have a 512 7600 and a 256 7900
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Old 11-01-2007, 05:22 PM   #3
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Hey mang. My theory on this. I've never run SLI but my theory would be... Why go THROUGH two cards, when you could have it in one. I know its like doubling the power or whatever but, you have the same amount I would assume. So if the same memory space is there, then I wouldn't want to travel through ONE to get to the other for full power when you could just have one. Hey, that's just my theory though...
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Old 11-01-2007, 05:41 PM   #4
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look at it this way
sli 8600 vs 1 8800 gtx
gtx has more power
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1 card vs 2 cards for the same price, the single card will ALWAYS win
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Old 11-02-2007, 01:56 AM   #6
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thx for your input. i just thought it was something special about running 2 cards in sli than a single card. but i guess it would if i was running 2 gtx's !!!!
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