3x 9800 GT or 1x Radeon 6870
So, I am working on building a new PC and am stuck at which of these options would be better:
3 of these
1 of these
Theyre about the same price range, but I am really considering both options. One of my main reasons I am considering this is for a hackintosh, if I go with the 9800 GT's I could build it, but I cant with the radeon 6870.
So, should I forget OSX and get the more powerfull card, or get the three Nvidia cards and OSX?
Any help and opinions are appreciated
You may have a hard time getting 3 Nvidia cards working in OSx. Better to go with one higher end Nivida card for a hackintosh.
try to stick with one card, the 6 series
I agree with D, only I would recommend an Nvidia card as Varroa mentioned. if you install 2 good 460s, they'll outperform a single 480, and I love my 480.
There has been progress with 480 & 470 GTX i believe but besides that you are looking at maybe 2 x 9800GTs at the most. My 9800GT works great in my hackintosh. For ATI cards the best you are going to get working is maybe 4xxx series card.
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OP how were you planning on configuring 3 9800GT's? They are only capable of two way sli so what was your plan for 3 of them?
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