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.. and I'm gonna take the chance and exchange it for an upgrade seeing as I plan on going for a triple monitor setup(3x 1080p) by the end of the summer.

Now, should I go for a:
GTX570(95$)
Sapphire 6950 2GB(40$)
Sapphire 6970 2GB(140$)
GTX580 TWFRII(300$)
GTX580 Lightning(est: 450-500$)

Or simply get it exchanged and go for another one for SLI:
GTX560Ti TWFRII(320$)

It will go to my sig rig and will be replacing a GTX560Ti Twin Frozr II card.

Obviously if I went for the 570/580 I'd have to get a second card further down the road when I go for triple monitors and I'm not all to confident going with SLI 560 because of the 1GB ram..

Are either of the Sapphires the only logical choice or should I utterly bumf*ck my budget and go all out for the 580 lightning? I'm assuming it can run a third display off the DP connector.
Obviously it's the fastest, but the 6950/6970 have got 2gb ram and just look to be way more value for money seeing as I can almost add a second 6950/6970 and still be close to(6970) or under(6950) the price of the 580 Lightning.

Disclaimer: The prices I quote are the ones available to me if I return the 560Ti for a refund(and sorry about the ****ty english, it's not my native language, but I try.)
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For 3 monitors the 6950/6970 is the best as that 2gb of vram really helps.
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post #3 of 46
As far as I know the 580 lightning can only run up to 2 monitors just like any other single Nvidia card.
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Sorry disregard my post I misunderstood what you were asking.
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A 2gb framebuffer would be sufficient for 2 monitors at 1080p, although I know some games like Metro would require more.
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Def. shoot for a 2GB vRam card, this is where a 6950 2GB flashed to 6970 would come in handy.
    
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The 2GB vram really helps.

6970 if you have the $$$
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post #8 of 46
You can't run three monitors with a single nvidia card, you need two to do that. You can run three monitors with a single ATI card though.

What I would do is, if you can afford it, buy two Evga GTX 570's. The 570's offer some great band for buck on the nvidia side. If you can't afford two now though, then I would get a 2GB 6950 and unlock it to be a 6970. Then you can just add another one laster on. You could also go for a 6970, but you can unlock a 6950 to a 6970 in most cases.

I would try to get the 570's though.
    
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I'm curious... How did it die?
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While I can't comment on your video card situation, I must compliment you on your English. I wouldn't have known it wasn't your first language unless you mentioned it.
    
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