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Old 06-26-11, 03:09 PM   #48
Rollo
 
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Default Re: debating a second gtx 590 or two gtx 580 3gb's

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Originally Posted by wheeljack12 View Post
well Rollo, here is your proving grounds on sli on 990fx and a 1100t to be precise vs. a z68 and a core i5 sandy bridge. Just remember, I bought the 990fx for the last sentence in the review.

http://www.************/articles/SLI...100T/2071.html

edit: it's on b jorn 3d dot com. for some reason, I can't get the link to appear correctly.
That's not a lot of data, but look at the SLi GTX470 on Crysis AMD vs Intel 2500K. That alone proves what I have been saying.

Also, while I didn't test those games for my assertions of lesser scaling (I think I used the FC2 and Just Cause 2 bench) you need to look at the lower benches on AMD in general.

I think I was not as specific as I should have been:

AMD equals lower minimums, lower fps, and sometimes lower scaling due to limiting very high end graphics.
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