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NVIDIA SLI & ATI Crossfire coming for Notebooks


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There have been multiple reports of both camps, ATI & NVIDIA, working on Crossfire or SLI designs respectively. The SLI variant will be using 2 MXM PCIe based graphic cards and stick them into a desktop replacement notebook, so don't expect your thin & light or even normal notebook to come with 2 graphic cards for double the power. No mention about the ATI Crossfire design has been made, besides that Clevo (an ODM) is working on it. Since Clevo is the manufacturer for Alienware, Voodoo PC and such, expect to see them there first.

Source: TheINQ


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I think they shouldnt put that up, in note books!, to much. And also it will really take the battery life!


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Also heat may be an issue as well.