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Old 09-19-10, 01:15 PM   #1
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Default How is SLI Scaling on GTX 200 GPU's?

Hey guys, I have been rocking a single Geforce GTX 260-216 GPU for well over a year now and the thing still largely meets my gaming demands, however some titles like Metro 2033 have left me wanting more. I recently got the chance to buy a second 260-216 for $120, which is something im strongly considering. Im curious what SLI scaling is on average though? I know for certain games (like Crysis) Nvidia has managed to get upwards of 90% scaling, but what about games like Starcraft2, Left 4 Dead, etc? Is scaling on average more around 50% or 80%?

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Old 09-19-10, 07:32 PM   #2
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Default Re: How is SLI Scaling on GTX 200 GPU's?

Scaling is very good in most games. One of my 260s is clocked higher than the other, so sometimes I get > 100% scaling when compared to the single lower clocked card
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Old 09-20-10, 04:34 PM   #3
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Its great, going from one to two was impressive imo. two to three and its a bit harder to see the scaling at 1920x1200 or lower, at least for me it was.
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i find the scaling quite good providing you have the right cpu to drive them.
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Old 09-22-10, 07:12 AM   #5
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Metro 2033 played awesome for me with 2 EVGA GTX 206 SC core 216s in SLI. Every game hase been great so far (compared to one 260)
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