building an SLi setup..

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  1. dew

    dew Banned

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    ive got an antec case.. what cpu and everything? any suggestions?
     
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    SLi is a waste of money.
     
  3. AeroSquid

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    7800GTX 512 X 2
    and
    PC Power and Cooling 850w SLI PSU
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    FX-57 CPU

    if you still have any money lmk ;)
     
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    how much are you looking at spending? You can easily spend a few grand on an SLI setup, or you can spend around a grand... give us some more dtails.
     
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    It's still a waste of money especially when you compare performance. Just a single 7800gtx right now is capable of playing any game efficiently and even in higher resolutions. The bit of performance boost you get from a second video card does not compensate for the price you pay.
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    posting the most expensive stuff you know of, doesn't make you look any smarter.
     
  7. dew

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    exactly..

    ok give me a really good a pci-e setup vs. sli setup
     
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    You need to tell us a budget.
     
  9. AeroSquid

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    I answered his question instead of spamming pointless drivel? :hsughno:

    Besides NVidia's Quadro 4000 cost way more than a 7800GTX... duh.
     
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    I would only get SLI if you have money to burn.

    You should just find the video card that meets your needs. If you want a little more, buy an aftermarket cooler and overclock it.
     

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