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Poll Results: Am I stupid for 6970 CF for just 1920x1080

 
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  • 9% (8)
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post #1 of 33
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I have 6970s for just 1920x1080? Although I like to max everygame out and always get 60FPS+
    
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post #2 of 33
well really 1x gtx 570 or 1x hd 6950 2GB are both enought to play really any game at playable frame rates on max with about x4 AA...

but if you are an "enthusiast", idk why not...

for example I CANNOT play TF2 or CS:S under 100FPS...
post #3 of 33
I wouldn't call it stupid, but two 6970s is overkill for that res in 95% of games. Nothing wrong with overkill IMO.
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post #4 of 33
no such thing as overkill on overclock
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post #6 of 33
NO, not at all. I would like 2x 6970s too for my res. :/ too bad can't afford.
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post #7 of 33
Hmm, I'd have to say it is pretty overkill, unless you like going crazy on the AA. With crysis completely maxed + 4 x AA, I use around 1200mb of vram, so your 2gb is a little overkill for only 1080p. However, in time your gpu's will be more and more used, so your raw gpu power is not overkill.
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post #8 of 33
I wouldn't call it stupid, I would call it "preparing for the future, ie: Battlefield 3"

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post #9 of 33
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Originally Posted by Anthraxinsoup View Post
I have 6970s for just 1920x1080? Although I like to max everygame out and always get 60FPS+
Not for OCN members bud.

Have you noticed half of these signature runniing two, three, or even four cards, not even needed for their set ups? Heck over kill on this site is normal.

I'm going to 3D vision and though I can do it with one card, I'm saving for a second to SLI on one 23" 120Hz 1920x1080p monitor. I'd be just as guilty.

If you can afford it and didn't starve your family to do it, by all means enjoy your powerful toy. Boys grow up and buy bigger toys.
     
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post #10 of 33
This is OCN, so the little boys will call you stupid to make themselves feel superior!
But im going to say NO. i want two GTX 580,s. Is it overkill maybe? But this is OCN, we dont believe in overkill , but we always seem to try to talk others out of it?? ( why is that)
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