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Old 01-12-09, 04:42 PM   #7
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Default Re: Worth it to go Tri-Sli?

Driver stability for the most part should be a non issue. Those driver stops responding issues in Quad may have been power issue. But its hard to know for certain without knowing the background of your system and hardware.

As far as driver differences go there isnt any real difference between a 2 way SLI computer and a 3 Way SLI computer. All SLI profiles now are backwards compatible. Worse case scenerio is Nvidia has not enabled the backward compatible profile for newer games. And to do that change the very last digit in your SLI profile from 1 to 5.

But like I said. 3 way is power hungry and produces alot of heat ((more than 4 way believe it or not)) But 260 3 way is quite quick. Just about 15-20% slower than a Quad GTX 295 Setup dependent on ther kind of 260 .
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