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What's going on guys, Kyle here... New to the site, currently deployed to afghanistan, have 2 months left in this hell hole(THANK GOD). Glad I finally decided to register for the site after years of browsing it for very useful information etc. Now that i've almost completed my first tour in afghanistan, and computer technology has gone up the WALLS with 3d/etc... Im starting to build on my pc that I left behind. Plan on SLI Gtx 570/sli gtx580/GTX 590, havent came to the conclusion yet, but my goal is have 3x monitor 3d surround. So don't let the low rep/no trade fool you, i'll be browing around here. 100% ebay rep, paypal verified, looking forward to this site... Take care
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What's going on guys, Kyle here... New to the site, currently deployed to afghanistan, have 2 months left in this hell hole(THANK GOD). Glad I finally decided to register for the site after years of browsing it for very useful information etc. Now that i've almost completed my first tour in afghanistan, and computer technology has gone up the WALLS with 3d/etc... Im starting to build on my pc that I left behind. Plan on SLI Gtx 570/sli gtx580/GTX 590, havent came to the conclusion yet, but my goal is have 3x monitor 3d surround. So don't let the low rep/no trade fool you, i'll be browing around here. 100% ebay rep, paypal verified, looking forward to this site... Take care
Welcome and thank you for your service.
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Nice man. Should be a sweet rig when you get it put together. And as someone who enjoys multi-monitor gaming, I can really say your going to love it.

Welcome to OCN and as Kaldari said, thanks for your service.
    
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Thanks for the welcome guys. Senator, how's the multi 3d screen setup? What can you recommend tips/advice to someone who's getting into the scene? Reading this forum rules, this goes against regulations maybe I should post in another thread in another section...
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It's no terrible crime. A lot of new users pop a query in their first thread. In answer to your question: Whatever cards you go with, get something with at least 2GB of VRAM. So if you want to go with NVidia there ate 2GB 560 ti's, 2.5GB 570's and 3GB 580's. Make sure you pick one of those with the 570's probably being the lowest you really want to go to ensure you have enough horsepower under the hood.

Alternatively, you could always go with AMD and their 6970's or look for to 6950's that might unlock. Either of the two options have 2GB of VRAM and will serve you well. IMO Eyefinity is a bit easier to manage than Surround, but that's a user preference and if you have no inclination either way, take your pick. However, if your really set on 3D then NVidia is the only way to go. I don't have a 3D setup myself.

Off topic, if you really have more questions, then your right: toss out your first thread in the appropriate forum or feel free to search posts that have already been put up. People tend to offer their opinions freely around here, and some of us even offer facts
    
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welcome to OCN!!
   
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Hey and welcome to OCN!
 
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Thanks for the great info Senator, I bought a GTX 580 from a fellow member here. And thanks to the rest!
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Hello to OP and friendly welcomes ot Overclock.net waiting forward to see build progress with that future surround rig of yours
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