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Old March 26, 2013, 05:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Skyllz View Post
I'd be very curious, price-wise, on how a set of these in SLI would stack against a 300+$ card like a GTX670.

This is almost making me reconsider trying to SLI my 560/448c and grab one of those for now.
Depending on the game, they can scale real well or not.

I just traded my 680 for a pair of SLI 660's. In BF3, which is the game I play 90% of the time, I should see frame rate increases of up to 50%. We'll see if microstuttering is an issue. It very well may be, but I've never had an SLI/Crossfire setup, so I have no idea if it will affect me.

But, your question is a valid one. GTX660's cost about $220-$240. A 680 is usually around $480-$520. So, for less than the cost of a 680, you could potentially get more performance out of 2x cheaper 660's.

SLI and driver issues notwithstanding, of course. That is a huge downside that must be taken into consideration.

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