Far Cry 5 on KINGPIN

When running @ 1440p with Ultra graphics settings, on average enabling SLI results in an additional 19 frames-per-second (an increase of 24.7%). Worth it? Even with a 144 Hz G-Sync monitor, probably not.

GPU 0 Temperature82° C
80° C
GPU 1 Temperature37° C67° C
Average Frame Rate77 FPS96 FPS

Here’s the fancy output from the game’s built-in benchmark with SLI enabled.


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CPUIntel Core i7 9700K$399.99Micro Center
CaseCorsair Vengeance C70$159.99Corsair
CaseCorsair C70 Custom Window CLEAR$32.99Mnpctech
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MouseCorsair Dark Core RGB SE$89.99Micro Center
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