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lol

Does that seriously work? That's the kind of answer I like to hear! (I just hope it's accurate)
It's worked for me in stuff like moving from 1440x900 to 1920x1080, and 1920x1080 to 1920x1200.
    
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With 2 5770's, your V Ram is less of the issue. You need more pure GPU power. You will be lucky to get 20 FPS on medium settings on battlefield at that resolution
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With 2 5770's, your V Ram is less of the issue. You need more pure GPU power. You will be lucky to get 20 FPS on medium settings on battlefield at that resolution
Thanks for the input. What would you predict for Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (or Revelations)? I consider games playable at 40-50 fps, though I certainly appreciate 60+

This'll be with a 2500k, by the way...unlimited RAM.
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It's worked for me in stuff like moving from 1440x900 to 1920x1080, and 1920x1080 to 1920x1200.
Did you just do:

final fps = (initial l * initial w * initial fps) / (final l * final w)

?

Example:

final fps = (1440 * 900 * 70) / (1920 * 1080)
= 90720000 / 2073600
= 43.75
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You're just going to want mid to high end cards with 2 gb+ RAM for good fps with high settings. VRam usage does not scale the same when going to triple monitors. Mostly though its AA that will spike your RAM usage.
 
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post #16 of 22
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You're just going to want mid to high end cards with 2 gb+ RAM for good fps with high settings. VRam usage does not scale the same when going to triple monitors. Mostly though its AA that will spike your RAM usage.

I can live without AA, if it saves me a considerable amount of money.
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post #17 of 22
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I can live without AA, if it saves me a considerable amount of money.
To each his own! LOL
 
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post #18 of 22
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Thanks for the input. What would you predict for Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (or Revelations)? I consider games playable at 40-50 fps, though I certainly appreciate 60+

This'll be with a 2500k, by the way...unlimited RAM.
Go with a GTX 580 3GB in SLI

That should run most modern games at a good framerate, just dont get a ref model.
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Go with a GTX 580 3GB in SLI

That should run most modern games at a good framerate, just dont get a ref model.
You know somewhere you can get two 3GB GTX 580s for $250?

Do tell!

If you want to stick with 1 card, a 6950 is perfect for you OP. AMD is the only option for a 3 monitor setup off of a single GPU.

That said, you could get even more performance with SLI 2GB GTX 460s, and still be within your budget.

These Zotac 2GB cards are $120 each after rebate, and in SLI 460s actually edge a single 580 in most cases.

I've never played Assasin's Creed, so IDK how demanding it is, but for any surround setup, it's generally a good idea to have at least 2GB of VRAM to work with.
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Originally Posted by Booty Warrior;14265696 
You know somewhere you can get two 3GB GTX 580s for $250?

Do tell! biggrin.gif

If you want to stick with 1 card, a 6950 is perfect for you OP. AMD is the only option for a 3 monitor setup off of a single GPU.

That said, you could get even more performance with SLI 2GB GTX 460s, and still be within your budget.

These Zotac 2GB cards are $120 each after rebate, and in SLI 460s actually edge a single 580 in most cases.

I've never played Assasin's Creed, so IDK how demanding it is, but for any surround setup, it's generally a good idea to have at least 2GB of VRAM to work with.

Assassin's Creed Brotherhood isn't demanding. My laptop's Radeon Mobility 5650M 1GB handles it fine at 1920x1080 full detail. I don't remember if that's with anti-aliasing, though cut scenes did seem to be a problem. I suspect that was an issue with the game, rather than a lack of ability from my graphics card.

Thank you for suggesting sane options.
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