This Is What Triple SLI Looks Like

This Is What Triple SLI Looks Like
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A team of utterly mad Germans over at PC enthusiast hardware site PCGH have got themselves three of NVIDIA’s GeForce 8800 Ultras and plugged them into the one motherboard.

Like I said, utterly mad.

There’s no mention of which motherboard they’re using, but I’m assuming it’s a reference design from NVIDIA. The cards were paired with a quad-core Intel Q6850 and benchmarked using FEAR, Company of Heroes and Crysis.

You’ll find a pretty graph with Crysis benchmarks after the jump.

PCGH-Hands-on-Test: NVIDIA’s 3-Wege-SLI [PCGH, via Blue’s News] The performance increase of three cards isn’t as significant as the boost from two. Crysis however manages an extra 10fps or so, which equates to a 33% improvement. It also shows that Crysis was not designed with current generation hardware in mind.

Comments

  • There’s also a brief mention of triple-SLI in the current issue of Atomic (January 2008, p45) for anyone that’s interested.

    Anyone knows that threesomes (of one kind or another) are usually good things…

    And no, I don’t work for them, just subscribe to the mag.

    So relax…

  • That’s odd. What kind of motherboard has x16 PCI-E lanes, what are they using? I wasn’t even aware nVidia had any sort of TriSLi in either their drivers, or even the SLi bridge.

  • I just ordered my last 8800Ultra as of today. I have a Striker Extreme with MSI 8800Ultras clocked at 660. My CPU is clocked at 3.33Ghz and SLI enabled 4GB of Corsair Dominator is clocked at 1066Mhz. I have running Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit.

    In about a week I will have my dream Machine of 07-08 with TRI-SLI MSI 8800Ultras. The fastest Videocards out there. Money isn’t a problem with my Job and My Hobbie being the same. I will post a Video on Youtube mid Jan 08. God I hope the Cosmos case can handle 3 of those Bastards.

    Just think World of Warcraft at 10000 FPS lol jk

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