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I've already talked about him being happy with his current monitors...
You should read more,
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If he plans to upgrade the monitor both cards should still be enough for 1680x1050 or 1920x1080 gaming at reasonable FPS on high settings."
I had 2 17" monitors before switching to a single monitor solution when I had my 5770. It was better for me, especially since the monitors were aging and I didn't want DVI to CRT converters.
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It's the CPU that makes all the difference at that resolution.
From post #9...
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He's using an i5 2300.
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You should read more,

I had 2 17" monitors before switching to a single monitor solution when I had my 5770. It was better for me, especially since the monitors were aging and I didn't want DVI to CRT converters.
He is not going to upgrade his monitors...He will run his current monitors until they kick the bucket...He is happy with 17" monitors for what he does. His 17" monitors have DVI connectors. If he needs to replace his monitors, he will more than likely move up to 1600x900...nothin' larger.
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HD 6790 would be perfect for this scenario.
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460 (any version) or 6850 are the best for your price range. The 6870 is overpriced for it's performance in a single GPU setup, especially when everything is overclocked.
    
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