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3 way sli

#1Sergei_DukanovPosted 8/27/2013 7:47:15 AM
is it even worth it? I just replaced my mobo with a 990 asrock extreme 9 and they gave me a sli and a triple sli bridge. Would the triple sli be even worth it? I mean, with costs and everything, it seems a bit much. But I at least I know I have the option tho.
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#2Cool_Dude667Posted 8/27/2013 7:54:40 AM
The scaling isn't near as effective as it is in just a 2way, IIRC the third card barely adds 40%
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#3Sergei_Dukanov(Topic Creator)Posted 8/27/2013 8:00:37 AM
thats sort of what I deducted. So, what would be the benefit of it?
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#4steveboblarryPosted 8/27/2013 8:04:55 AM
Its sexy
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#5Sergei_Dukanov(Topic Creator)Posted 8/27/2013 8:16:04 AM
steveboblarry posted...
Its sexy


its debatable since I dont have a clear side window for my case.
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#6gastamanPosted 8/27/2013 8:20:25 AM
Scaling will vary, based on the game. IMO, it won't be worth it for most people. For me, it's been worth every cent.
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#7Sergei_Dukanov(Topic Creator)Posted 8/27/2013 8:30:33 AM
then what would be the nvidea equivalent of the 7970? I am used to amd cards and quite honestly a bit clueless about nvidea and want to give them a shot. It also supports 3 way crossfire. I think I may have hit something awesome with the new mobo.
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#8gastamanPosted 8/27/2013 8:38:01 AM
GTX 770 would keep up with a 7970, I believe.
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