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I am planning to run 5760x1080 and know the horrors of VRAM usage, and I have no idea what is the best set-up.

I can run 2 Palit 3Gb GTX 580s SLI on my AX 850, but I have to sell my current 1.5Gb card.
Or

I can get a GTX 590 first and run quad SLI later on. btw, is quad sli able to be run on x58 sabertooth?

Or

Get 6970 + 6990 trifire. is it compatible with x58 sabertooth? and yea, I heard about the driver problems :/.

Thanks for your input
    
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what games are you playing? i used to run three aw2310's at 5760x1080 using 2x sli gtx 580 1.5gb's and ran the games i play just fine: bad company 2, dirt 2, borderlands (with fov fix), black ops, batman aa, and and all source games.
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Two 580 3gb or two 6950-6970 2gbs cards.

That would be enough for that res imo.
    
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I run this res with 2 6970's, works like a charm. And I have no driver issues.
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If your not running any AA, two 1.5Gb cards will generally be enough. But for that resolution, everybody will tell you 2Gb is minimum, and I have to agree. 6950/6970 or GTX 570 2.5Gb/GTX 580 3Gb.
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Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
And I have no driver issues.
Blasphemy!

Either 2x 3gb 580s or 2x (or 3x TFIII 6950s for less than 2x 580s) 2gb 6950/70s will work great at that res, with ATI you can get a better bang for your buck in older titles with little to no tess, the Nvidia setup catches back up when games start using more and more tess.
    
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I plan to run at least 2xAA or 4x at most. :/ hmm, there's quite a long way to BF3, so there's still quite a while to work and save up for 2 GTX gt580s 3Gb. Plus, I don't think the 600 series will not be so good as to run BF3 MAX with the midrange GTX600s as every1 claims to be.
    
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