hey go flames go; the GTX 295's are the NVIDIA answer to ATI's 'X2' cards; the GTX 295s have, quite literally, two GPU's on it, thus earning the nickname 'SLI-on-a-card.' Because of this, technically having two GTX 295's is quad SLI, despite only physically being two cards. (2 + 2 = 4, right? )
Huh? Every comparison I've seen between quad and tri during game play indicates that tri-sli outperforms quad-sli in every game except Crysis Warhead.
As mentioned, it's ~$700 for a 5% increase in performance... If that doesn't convince you it's a bad idea, google micro stuttering and read all of the issues users are having during game play while running quad-sli. Not only are there driver issues, but not all titles leverage SLI setups either
@ NCIX right now, you can buy a GTX260 for $200 -- so you can run tri-sli 260s for less than a single 295. You can overclock them and get results similar to your quad setup in gameplay and benchies.
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