9800gx2 Quad sli VS. 280gtx Tri sli Tags: Nvidia Gtx Quad SLI Graphics Last response: October 26, 2008 10:11 AM in Graphics & Displays Share The_Blood_Raven October 26, 2008 12:15:50 AM Tri-SLI'd GTX 280s is one of the 2 highest performing GPU setups available. 2 9800 GX2 doesn't even beat ONE 4870 X2. More about : 9800gx2 quad sli 280gtx tri sli mike5221987 October 26, 2008 12:22:32 AM which would be more powerful mathiasschnell October 26, 2008 12:33:47 AM The GTX280 Tri-SLI by far. Quad SLI is poorly optimized at the moment and doesn't work well with everything, whereas Tri-SLI tends to work better. Related resources 9800GX2 QUAD vs 9800GTX tri SLI - Forum 9800gx2 ? - Forum GeForce GTX 280 SLI vs . Radeon HD 4870X2 Crossfire - Forum CRYSIS: gtx280 SLI vs . 4870X2 - Forum ATI 4870x2 trounces the 280gtx - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dagger October 26, 2008 12:37:08 AM There is a lot of assumptions here, since there are very few benchmarks directly comparing those two very rare setups. Performance depends on the specific game. Here are some from guru3d, including quad 9800gx2, tri gtx280, and quad 4870x2. monsta a b Î Nvidia October 26, 2008 10:11:26 AM The_Blood_Raven said:Tri-SLI'd GTX 280s is one of the 2 highest performing GPU setups available. 2 9800 GX2 doesn't even beat ONE 4870 X2. What a load of rubbish , look at the charts.LOL Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhat PSU for Quad-SLI 9800GX2 Forum8800 GTX SLI or up grade ForumQuad sli 9800gx2 vs gtx 580 Forum9800gx2 in tri sli mode? ForumStable 790i, Quad-SLI Config - does anyone have one? ForumWorth it to SLI 9800 GTX? Forum4870 X2 CrossX vs 280 GTX tri-sli Forum9800gx2 ForumGTX 280 and 9800GX2 ForumBuilding a new 9800gx2 quad sli or 9800gtx 3-way sli gaming rig ForumInteresting 3-way SLI 8800 Ultra vs Quad 9800 GX2 Forum9800GX2 quad SLI setup failure help and advise needed ForumPlease help me choosing a GFX Card Forum9800GX2 quickly dissapearing from Newegg ForumMY 9800GX2 IS AT 70 DEGREES CELSIUS!!! WTF DO I DO!!!!!!!!???? More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !