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Old July 30, 2008, 12:02 AM
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I know I am certainly not disappointed with my 8800GT's in SLI.

For example today I checked the performance difference in Dirt, and with everything turn to its highest settings, except shadows which was set to high not ultra, and I got an average of 39fps with just one card. Then with two cards I have an average of 57fps and that is with shadows set to ultra.

So yes SLI is still a good option, plus the 8800GTs are pretty cheap now.
Same here I am certainly not disappointed with my 8000GT SLI setup just the rest of my setup is a little aging although it stills plays all my games pretty well at 1680x1050 with a little AA and AF in the mix.

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Old August 2, 2008, 09:59 AM
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your psu will support it...

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Old August 2, 2008, 10:14 AM
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500W Earthwatts is easily enough power. Power always overestimate how much power they need in a PC.

I enjoy my 8800GT SLI. I wish that Nvidia would get off their asses and fix the SLI + AA drivers. But otherwise it is still quite powerful. I don't even plan on upgrading to the new gen cards until they release a refresh as IMO 8800GT SLI is still powerful enough to run any game out their maxes (except for Crysis ).
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Old August 2, 2008, 01:42 PM
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500W Earthwatts is easily enough power. Power always overestimate how much power they need in a PC.

I enjoy my 8800GT SLI. I wish that Nvidia would get off their asses and fix the SLI + AA drivers. But otherwise it is still quite powerful. I don't even plan on upgrading to the new gen cards until they release a refresh as IMO 8800GT SLI is still powerful enough to run any game out their maxes (except for Crysis ).

lol to me crisis fps on very high is like the internation rating of a gpu or computer i just love crisis (can you blame me the graphics are sexy)
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Old August 2, 2008, 03:45 PM
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I've never played it
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Old August 2, 2008, 04:22 PM
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lol neither have i but from what i have seen on youtube it is HOT woo go cryengine! ... damn i need a new computer -_- my computer is a 5 year old cicero P4 man i need to get a job -_-
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Old August 2, 2008, 10:12 PM
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Crysis is ok, but the effect of the graphics wears off fairly quickly.

Sure it looks amazing, but that doesn't make up for the semi-lackluster play.
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Old August 3, 2008, 08:09 AM
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Crysis is ok, but the effect of the graphics wears off fairly quickly.

Sure it looks amazing, but that doesn't make up for the semi-lackluster play.

lol very true a game is only as good as it's game play
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Old August 5, 2008, 06:32 AM
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8800GT SLi performs realy well for the $$ I build a system for a customer a few months ago with a pair of BFG 8800GT. And he loves it... for PSU I would recommend a Antec 650W.
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I would recommend Corsair TX 650W, Corsair PSUs r very underrated, heck 450W powering my overclocked C2D rig with 8800GTS, as lowfat mentioned "Poople always overestimate how much power they need in a PC". Ma rig components demand 230W-240W @ LOAD, 280W from mains (80% Effeciency).
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