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TBH i wasnt the biggest fan of 2033... but the witcher is on the to buy list.... =]


"ubersampling" i just want AA man..... ill kill for it
Screw that, get greedy! You have $~550 of graphics hardware in your system, max AA is to be expected and taken for granted.
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Screw that, get greedy! You have $~550 of graphics hardware in your system, max AA is to be expected and taken for granted.
Hell yeh, I'm worried about pushsing too far, over heat, crash, unfixable... Cry

TURN INTO A CONSOLE GAMER AAAAAAA!
    
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Hell yeh, I'm worried about pushsing too far, over heat, crash, unfixable... Cry

TURN INTO A CONSOLE GAMER AAAAAAA!
My 580's fold 24/7 at 950 core no problem. The GTX 580 can run fine up to around 100c before they shut down/throtle down. Just get one with a really nice cooler and you will be fine.
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My 580's fold 24/7 at 950 core no problem. The GTX 580 can run fine up to around 100c before they shut down/throtle down. Just get one with a really nice cooler and you will be fine.
I'm going for EVGA whitch has good reviews for stable heat, and inside of an NZXT phantom case I'm hoping this won't be a problem

OCN is probably the only place that can understand the excitemwnt and need for it to be perfect
    
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Its definately in mind, this build should be getting ordered in the next month or so, then its saving to SLI for folding and following that surround =]


Its all very exciting i just dont want to be let down
it's hard to imagine you will be let down with a 3gb 580, i mean there might be a couple of games out there will make it struggle to go over 30fps, but for most games you'll enjoy max settings at great frames no problem.

i'm interested in surround 3d too, but budget is a big issue, so i think i will sit out on the surround 3d dream with the current 5xx series, maybe a few years down the road i'll jump on the surround 3d bandwagon with 6xx/7xx cards!

enjoy your 580 mate
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it's hard to imagine you will be let down with a 3gb 580, i mean there might be a couple of games out there will make it struggle to go over 30fps, but for most games you'll enjoy max settings at great frames no problem.

i'm interested in surround 3d too, but budget is a big issue, so i think i will sit out on the surround 3d dream with the current 5xx series, maybe a few years down the road i'll jump on the surround 3d bandwagon with 6xx/7xx cards!

enjoy your 580 mate
Yeh i can live with a couple of games struggling a tad aslong as it its not everything ....

Yeh the 3d Dream, can't wait like whoever is first pictures yeh ?

And im hoping that in a couple of years? tri sli 3gb cards will allow me to avoid the 6xx or 7xx for a while longer .....
    
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What's max AA in your opinion ? 16xAA ? I've played old games that shuttered like crazy at that amount of AA. The implementation is poor and there's literaly no difference between 8xAA and 16xAA. Not to mention many games restrict AA to 4x which is also more than enough.

I think you guys blow stuff out of proportion. The 3GB GTX 580 isn't meant for 1080p, it's meant for people who use 3 screens.

At 1080p a $300 card will do the job as good as the 580 at 8xAA, 16xAF.

Also, if a $500 card couldn't max games at that resolution no one would give a damn about PC gaming anymore.
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What's max AA in your opinion ? 16xAA ? I've played old games that shuttered like crazy at that amount of AA. The implementation is poor and there's literaly no difference between 8xAA and 16xAA. Not to mention many games restrict AA to 4x which is also more than enough.

I think you guys blow stuff out of proportion. The 3GB GTX 580 isn't meant for 1080p, it's meant for people who use 3 screens.

At 1080p a $300 card will do the job as good as the 580 at 8xAA, 16xAF.

Also, if a $500 card couldn't max games at that resolution no one would give a damn about PC gaming anymore.
Like i said a bit higher up i am future proofing for multi screen i want to do the surround vision (3D)..... and i dont know the diference between the AA's like i said ive never even be able to turn it on......


Anything is gunna be good but if im paying that money i want to be able to max it
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3GB is the way to go for surround gaming. With my two 480's and a single 3D screen Metro is playable but certainly not maxed out. Maxes out most games though. You would probably need a rig like Vega's to max out triple 3D screens.

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A Phenom II X3 720 with a 5870 could max this game at 1920 X 1080P effortlessly.
Unless your gaming at 1600P or more, you've wasted money on a GTX 590.

A lot of it.
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3GB is the way to go for surround gaming. With my two 480's and a single 3D screen Metro is playable but certainly not maxed out. Maxes out most games though. You would probably need a rig like Vega's to max out triple 3D screens.
!
The Techspot review amoung others showed the 590 and 6990 struggling heavily under eyefinity-3D surround setups. Many games unplayable until you turn the resolution and settings down.

Neither card can max out the demanding games or even close to it by themselves with the eyecandy on at higher triple monitor resolution's. Not hating just saying.

Dirt 3 might be worth it though!
Its an easy game to run so that should look and run ok.
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