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Video Card? 2 vs 1?

by quemacizo / October 19, 2006 9:30 AM PDT

Im thinking about building a gaming computer and was wondering what was better... having 2 Geforce 7300GT 128MB SLI'ed or one Geforce 7600GT 256MB?

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id say 2
by almostheaven83 / October 19, 2006 11:06 AM PDT
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if you going to do this 2 would be better because i compared the specs on both these cards and from what i now 2 would have the same memory but would be faster if you are willing to use that space on the mother board

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geforce 7600gt should be better..
by ojo321 / October 19, 2006 3:52 PM PDT
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7300 mostly comes with 64bit.. just go for 1 geforce 7600gt rather than 2 geforce 7300gt..

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HOLD OFF
by Scrotes4Life / October 19, 2006 10:04 PM PDT
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Kep in mind that DX10 comes out early next year, and there will be new Video Card options and configs. Buy one good card for now. Also, SLI will be history in another year or so, so you may want to examine other options.

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other options?
by quemacizo / October 20, 2006 3:31 AM PDT
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What are these other options that i may want to examine?

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PCIe is the issue
by william551 / October 20, 2006 6:15 AM PDT
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If you have an AGP or a PCI board for your video, don't worry about it. Go with the single card that's a higher performance.

But if you have a PCIe board, like with all things in the computer industry: They don't know what the hell they're going to do yet.

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Best Singel Card
by cybercat-5 / October 20, 2006 6:59 AM PDT
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APG or PCI-E go for the best single G/C you can afford as long as your MoBo can support it go to your Manufactures web site first and look for the top cards your MoBo will support, try putting a card in that's not compat and you will have probs, one more thing when you get your new card load drivers from CD supplied then go to the cards web site and see if there is the latest drivers for it.

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vidcard pci... mobo
by quemacizo / October 20, 2006 7:35 AM PDT
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Monitor Size
by jpdpilot182 / October 22, 2006 8:53 PM PDT
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If you a running a monitor with a high resolution (for example 1920 x 1200) then two cards would be more beneficial than a single card configuration. Otherwise, a single card configuration would be just fine.

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