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NVIDIA Quad-SLI vs. ATI Crossfire

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Nice review W1zzard. Thanx for showing us how worthless QUAD SLI really is, plus its a waste of money. I would consider Crossfire or even Dual SLI but QUAD seems like another ploy to get our hard earned cash. All this just for the biggest e-penis :nutkick: :laugh:

My next upgrade will only be once DX10 boards come out. ;)
 

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RickyG512 said:
actualy in the review over at xbit
the quad sli kills crossfire, quad sli beats crossfire in every bechamark
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/video/display/geforce7900-quad-sli.html
Wow - you must have read one or two pages of that article, it certainly does not beat in every benchmark - the X1900XT comes out on top in many of them in that article (but less than half).

They beat the hell out of QSLI in the end for stability problems.
 

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In the year 1999 everything should become new and fresh.....On the black Friday, the 15 December 2000 3dfx was bought up by its competitor nVidia ...
do you remember these.....
:)
is this nvidia's new plan
:laugh:
 

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no, you cant put 4 current gpus onto one pcb without major loss of signal integrity and the need for ALOT of pcb layers
 
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but the heat output would be funny^^
4x4 79gtx cores xD :banghead:
that would be hot^^
 

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W1zzard said:
[page=Introduction]
Dear NVIDIA,
I have a great performance improvement suggestion for your next QuadSLI driver release:
if ((resolutionX<1600) && (resolutionY<1200))
DisableQuadSLI();
Fixed code:

if ((resolutionX<1600) && (resolutionY<1200))
Don'tBuyQuadSLI();
 
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lol w1zz smacked them lol
nvidia=inferior technology!
 
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I just do not understand personally.... I bought my rig in greed for speed, coming from a SLI rig (ASUS A8N-SLI deluxe) with 2 7600's to quad crossfire "junk", to quad cores NTL from dual core, the dual core with 2 NVidia cards spins circles around my new rig as far as video. ATI has piss poor support, total crap, zero support for linux disables 3 of 4 vid cards (nvidia supports *nix, both SLI and twinview, zero with ATI in *nix), in windows still garbage, sure I know the bus gets cut down. ATI is worthless, all I can hope is since AMD bought ATI support actually starts. Before it is over I will probably end up selling the board & video cards and buy a real mainboard.

Just my 2 cents,

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Holy thread resurrection, batman! :twitch: