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580 GTX X2 Sli in new set up for BF3

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So you think I'll be good to go with this new set up for running on 3 monitors?

• CPU Overclocked to 4.60GHz*
• Intel Core i5-2500K (Sandybridge) Socket LGA1155 Processor
• 2x EVGA GeForce GTX 580 1536MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card
• 8GB Mushkin Blackline #996995 (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz 9-9-9-24
• OCZ Solid 3 120GB 2.5" SATA-III Solid State Hard Drive
• 1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS 3.5" SATA III Hard Drive
• MSI P67A-G45 Intel P67 (REV B3) Socket 1155 DDR3 PCI-Express Motherboard
• 850W Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro P9 Modular ATX2.3 Power Supply
• NZXT Phantom Black Enthusiast Full Tower Chassis
• Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro Dual Fan CPU Cooler

When I say 3 monitors I actually mean 3 Tv's to be fair;
Middle 50inch Panasonic GT30 3d plasma (middle),
samsung 42inch LCD series 5 (left),
Panasonic Plasma GT20 42inch 3d Tv (right).
post #2 of 10
Should be good to go! If I where building that rig I would swap out the Seagate HDD for the Samsung F3, and use Silver Arrow for CPU cooler. but thats me. BTW that will be one EPIC game machine!

Sorry. F3..F3...F3 not F4...ohh got NOT f4 lol stupid typo
Edited by KhaoticKomputing - 8/21/11 at 12:53pm
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You'll be more than set. Are those tv's 120+ Hz? Awesome if so.
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one of the TV's isn't 3d capable so 3d will be on the middle monitor only . This is a pre built buy with over clock done in store which cost just under £2000.00. I'll swap bits in a few months.

I was a big Battlefield fan back in the day, right from square one with 1942. So when the videos of Bf3 came out in direct x 11... had to be done. Jet combat and commander back for PC, oh my!

bit late I know but I've started getting into need for speed hot pursuit, just not sure how the over clock will cope.
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Yeah, that should play it fine
But, could you not buy the bits and build it your self??
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I did with the build I'm typing this message with now, and to be honest always have. It's the lazy way to buy pre built I know, and not very hard core. See I work long hours etc and with out a sob story, pre built all cable tidied and stable clocked by professionals, it seemed a no brainer.

Time was I loved tinkering and adjusting, now my time to gaming is so limited I want to get to the good stuff with out constant benchmarking, which I know is not avoidable completely with PC gaming.

I had the cash so I thought I'd treat myself, that and I guess I'm getting old. I'd love a projector next for those star wars blue rays !
post #7 of 10
I like the build.
The RAM/Mobo could be better.

The monitors being different sizes might not be so accommodating.
But overall not too shabby.
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Shame you didn't get 3GB 580s... Other than that looks good... I want to see pics of this epic TV setup.

I would of built it for you...
 
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post #9 of 10
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Well before I brought the 50 inch I used double 42inch for films etc.

With gaming the side 42inch's are only for Peripheral vision just to give me a bit of an edge and in flying those jets should be cool, with this set up I hope not to see a performance hit for playing this way. Once I get it up and running I'll get pictures or a video up!
post #10 of 10
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Video of dual tv set up with my current PC build running off a BFG 9800 gtx ocx.;

http://youtu.be/U6mNgFBnpis

Check out this fella with 3 42inch TV's on crysis 2

http://youtu.be/v_6DWSEGkf0
Edited by silentnight - 8/21/11 at 2:46pm
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