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Is it worthwhile to SLI an MSI GTS 250 - 512

My current system setup has an MSI GTS250 512 running to a 22"ACER monitor and I am getting ready to set up to go wireless to a 2nd monitor. Given that there will likely be some speed issues with this setup I am wondering if it would be worthwhile to by a second GTS250 512 for $69 at Newegg and go SLI?

I don't have a lot of money to spend so having sufficient resources for a minimal cost would be advantageous.

Core i7 920
ASUS P6X58D Premium M/B
6Gb G-skill DDR3 1600
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro 2
Samsung DVD-RW
Western Digital 640gb Caviar Black HD
Western Digital 60gb HD
MSI 250GTS 512 GPU
Hauppage WinTV HVR-2250
22" Acer AL2223W Monitor
Win 7 Home Premium 64
Apevia Case
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  1. I forgot OCZ GAMEXTREME 700 PSU
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    I don't know or see how SLi would help if you're going wireless to another monitor but for a sheer gaming performance increase if you don't care for DX11, it's 70 bucks spent that will keep you going for a while I reckon.
  3. The wife wants to watch TV and DVD's in the kitchen and the wireless to an existing monitor I have laying around while still running the ACER at the same time I figured I'd need some extra video processing power.
  4. Sli will not be used if you are just watching telly.
  5. A single GTS 250 can easily handle two monitors on it's own. The only advantage you will gain from SLI is in gaming.
  6. Well, I guess that answers that. The wife should be pleased. I was trying to justify a 2nd GPU.

    Just out of curiosity...does my GAMEXTREME 700 PSU have enough balls to power 2 GTS 250's?
  7. I would have thought so, they only use about 90w.
  8. Thank you very much for your help!!
  9. Best answer selected by wayneepalmer.
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