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Coworker might trade me his Alienware OptXTM AW2310 3D monitor + 3D Vision kit for my GTX 480 + Monitor, I may be able to pick up a EVGA GTX 465 for $125 from my Brother (Lifetime warranty under my name). Figured I could use the 465 until 600 series Nvidia chips come out and go big then. Your thoughts guys/gals?
Currently have $700 into this system minus the $240 I just spent on Razer Mamba and Blackwidow Ultimate.

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465 is a little underpowered for 3D. u'll have to crank settings al the way down.
nice case btw.
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Wouldn't you be better off selling your display and getting a newer 3D display and a kit?
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465 is a little underpowered for 3D. u'll have to crank settings al the way down.
nice case btw.
I will most likely not use the 3d aspect that much until I get a 670 or 680 when they come out. Mostly going to play Diablo III and Battlefield 3.
 
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Wouldn't you be better off selling your display and getting a newer 3D display and a kit?
Would cost about $200 more to do that option. : /
 
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Would cost about $200 more to do that option. : /
How do you expect to get high enough gpu perf to make 3D worth the investment?
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How do you expect to get high enough gpu perf to make 3D worth the investment?
I have done 3D Vision Discover (red+blue style) with the 465 and it works fine, besides its only temporary for like 4-6 months until the new series comes out and then it becomes physX. I just don't see the point in getting a $500 gpu so close to the release of a new series.
 
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I think as a stopgap until Kepler that is a good option. The AW2310 is a great 120Hz/3D monitor. Hopefully a single 680 will be powerful enough to get 120fps on most games. Right now you need dual 470s/560's. Since Kepler is new architecture the 680 just might be that powerful, we'll see.
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