Is it true you can run dual video cards on a single moniter for better video preformance? Does anyone know any good articles or can give a brief run down of the process for me please?
THANKS IN ADVANCE!
You're talking about SLI (nVIdia) or CrossFire (ATI). In truth, from what I've read, you'll be better served by putting the money that you'd spend on the two video cards into one really high-end video card. There are plenty of stories about issues getting SLI systems to perform better than a single video card.
SLI/CF (2 or more video cards, so for the max is 4) are great things - if youre totally hardcore and have lots of money to blow.
But I and many others are not always impressed with them. You have to have matching cards, need bigger power supplies (600~1000watts) more cooling, an SLI motherboard, etc etc which means more money. The concpet of SLI is that you can "upgrade" a card in a sense by adding another later... but usually high-end cards get discontinued very fast and the NEW bad boys are usually the same price and are faster than SLI on older tech.
You have not listed your systems specs. Your computer and video card maynot support SLI anyways.
From what I see, when a game really needs the power of a NEW card, there is always something on the market to handle it... otherwise wait 6-9 months for the NEXT new thing.
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