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AMD CrossfireX vs nVidia SLI Scaling (2-Way) Benchmarked

r3quiem

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AMD 7970 CrossfireX vs nVidia GTX 680 SLI Scaling (2-Way) Benchmarked

Just put together an AMD CrossfireX vs nVidia SLI Scaling (2-Way) graph for though who are interested in seeing how the two cards scale across different resolutions.

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ASUS Rampage IV Formula Motherboard
Intel Core i7 3960X (Sandy Bridge-E) processor
16 GB Corsair DDR3-1600 RAM
Enermax Platimax 1500W PSU
Windows 7 x64

High '%' = Better Scaling with the addition of the second card:
 
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Im impressed how well crossfire scales these days, sorta shocked to be honest.
 

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Couldn't Agree more, although SLI is no slouch either. They are almost neck and neck though things might change given a few more driver updates.
 
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So what are the specs of the other things? Please don't tell me it's an AMD platform (AM3+ and Bulldozer).
 

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Test Bed:
ASUS Rampage IV Formula Motherboard
Intel Core i7 3960X (Sandy Bridge-E) processor
16 GB Corsair DDR3-1600 RAM
Enermax Platimax 1500W PSU
Windows 7 x64
 

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Intel platform... woo
 
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Hey r3quiem,

How easy was it to enable the Nvidia Surround? And have you had any issues at all?
 

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Personally i've had no issues setting up nVidia Surround using the "identify displays" method and arranging it in the same order as I see it on my desktop.