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blah im kinda pissed i just bought 3 of those monitors on sale at stples to find out i need a $300 card man you cant ever catch a break....
lol
You're also going to need a CPU upgrade too. That first generation Phenom tri core isn't going to cut it at ALL, especially at 2.3GHz.
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You're also going to need a CPU upgrade too. That first generation Phenom tri core isn't going to cut it at ALL, especially at 2.3GHz.
lol i know none of that is up to date.
my current status...
i have a nib 690II case
gskill 4gb @1600 on its way with a 1 tb samsung
still have my 700 watt
and im still deciding to grab a budget phenom 2 and wait for iv and bulldozer
or just grab a i5 2500k and mobo for around $300
any input?
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lol i know none of that is up to date.
my current status...
i have a nib 690II case
gskill 4gb @1600 on its way with a 1 tb samsung
still have my 700 watt
and im still deciding to grab a budget phenom 2 and wait for iv and bulldozer
or just grab a i5 2500k and mobo for around $300
any input?
I personally don't like playing the waiting game, so I'd get the 2500k. Just me though.

And you'll probably want to look into the 6950 2GB for Eyefinity. Just the one card should do fine to get you started.
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well i was thinking about buying my gpu before my mobo cpu so that can buy amd some time hehe i plan to have my rig finished a month from now im dropping $400 next teusday for more parts so i just might have to jump the gun on a cpu mobo
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post #25 of 26
I can say with personal experience that 1 GB is enough for 5760x1080

Not sure why everyone keeps insisting that it isn't enough...just set AA to 0x and you're good to go.
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A 6950 would be the most cost-effective way you could take advantage of your 3 new monitors...
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