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    For those with more money than sense...

    Whilst happily perusing this month's CustumPC issue, I was reading the article on Dream PC's, wherein the 'Vadim Xiphias' (who thinks of these names?) has two GTX Ultras on a P35 board which does NOT support SLI. What's the point? They seem to justify it by using them to run separate monitors (which is why, I thought, the higher end cards had two DVI slots in the first place) in games that support two GPUs, which, to show my ignorance, I thought was in itself a form of SLI/Crossfire.

    Is there some reason not to just have an SLI board (with the option to turn it off), instead of this rather pointless overkill? However much fun that overkill can be...

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    Re: For those with more money than sense...

    Absolutely correct ! Allmost as big a waste as buying an Alienware pc imo !
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    Re: For those with more money than sense...

    Could use the second card for Physics acceleration *shrug*

    Although yeah, more money than sense.
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    Re: For those with more money than sense...

    Just a ploy to get a whole bunch of people who don't know any better to buy it
    *insert something whitty here*

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    Re: For those with more money than sense...

    Maybe they were going to run folding@home on it?
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    Re: For those with more money than sense...

    Isn't folding cpu powered though? not gpu....
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    Re: For those with more money than sense...

    you can fold on gpgus - certainly ATi anyway.

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    Re: For those with more money than sense...

    Folding GPUs is hard - they usually crack or break before you get them all the way over.
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    Re: For those with more money than sense...

    Quote Originally Posted by hitman67 View Post
    Folding GPUs is hard - they usually crack or break before you get them all the way over.

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