Originally Posted by Vanzagar
Just to clarify, does SLI tax a system more than a single card solution of similar horse power... for example would my system run near the same with 2x HD6970 vs. HD6990 or would my system perform better with the single card solution or the HD6990?
If so why is that?
It would be the same.
What i'm saying though is your cpu is fast enough for a single card. Down the road if you want more speed upgrade your cpu and buy another gpu.