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Originally Posted by Kosire View Post
Playing 2560x1600 with a single 580 GTX, I was somewhat in the same boat as you and I can say that a single 580 is running all my games with 60fps on max.

Talking Just Cause 2, Mafia 2, CSS, MW2, GTAIV, Bad Company 2, DiRT 3...
so gta 4 and bc2 were the only 2 mentioning... AND they're both heavily cpu dependant
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post #12 of 16
my 6950 can play games at 6020x1080 ..

2560x1440 will not be a problem , aslong as you have 2gb vram u will get 60fps in most games , excluding a few like crysis 2 with dx11 etc.
    
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A GTX 580 will do fine for now but no one can really be sure about future releases.
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Playing with that new Samsungs S27A850D must be fantastic.
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Ideally I would like to play upcoming games such as Diablo 3, Modern Warfare 3, CS: Global Offensive, F1 2011 and Skyrim at 60fps with 8x AF - is this likely to be possible with a single GPU at around the 7950 (Southern Islands) price point or would I need to look at Crossfire?
Well no one knows how powerful next gen cards will be.

Aside from Skyrim though, none of those games should be particularly demanding. You'd be surprised at how playable a lot of "lighter" titles are at that res. When I had one of my cards out for RMA I was still able to easily max games like ME2, DAO, L4D2 with v-sync locking me at 60fps.

Heavy hitters like Crysis 1/2, Metro, Witcher 2, will probably still call for dual cards at that res if you really want to turn up the eye candy.
post #16 of 16
HD6950 2gb or GTX 570 will help you enough depend on your budget if you had more money get HD6970/GTX580
    
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