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post #21 of 34
MSI Big Bang marshall supports 3 gpus and sound card .

I think it has 8 or 9 expansion slots .

Check that out , I don't think it's very expensive .
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post #22 of 34
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Then go 2 way. That should still be more than ample power to push that kind of resolution. You might have to sacrifice some visual quality on RARE occasions, but that's about it.

And to be honest, Tri SLI, Quad SLI, TriFire, and Quad Fire all have pretty bad scaling anyway. The more GPU's you add in, the worse scaling you're going to get.
^Very true plus many games dont even support more than 2gpus. Just make sure you got the 3gb versions and you are set.
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post #23 of 34
My vote is for the Nvidia solution for its drivers, 3GB cards for 7680 res. You'd benefit from the X79 chipset if it was available, there are a bunch of X58 boards like UD9 or Classified 4way that will do quad SLI plus soundcard.
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post #24 of 34
I use 3x gtx580s for a similar res 7680x1440.

I can play all games that i want to play on decent settings, at 60fps.
post #25 of 34
3 580's,better scaling and a whole lot more performance
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post #26 of 34
3 580's or 1 6990 + 1 6970!

the latter is FAR cheaper and I can tell you the scaling is awesome!
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post #27 of 34
adding a 4th GPU of ANY kind only ads a very limited performance increase.
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post #28 of 34
3GB 580s hands down
    
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post #29 of 34
3 U30s. I am jealous man....
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post #30 of 34
If you only have room for 2 cards, then the 6990+6970 would provide the most horsepower for that arrangement...

I would advise you to invest in watercooling though, as you computer will sound like it is going to take off under-load!
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