NVIDIA SLI: Myth and Reality Part 2

Posted on Saturday, Feb 04 2006 @ 16:32 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Tech Hounds uploaded the second part of their article. Well, looks like SLI is worth the money, just not for the (promise of) performance.

Last week, we took a quick look at what NVIDIA's SLI has to offer. In that article, we concluded that while SLI does work, you should not expect tremendous gains in frame rates. In average, SLI can only offer around 30 % increase, occurring mostly when AA and AF are enabled. However, performance is not the only feature of SLI. In addition to multi rendering, SLI can be used in SLI antialiasing mode. In this mode, the two graphics cards will perform antialiasing with slightly different sample patterns and then combine the results.. Read on over here.


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