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3x 20" eyefinity

post #1 of 6
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hi

the missis wants to nick my 42" plasma for the bedroom.

so i am looking at getting 2 more hp screens and running eyefinity, what kind of settings am i looking at running my games on with my hardware

i play crysis 2, f1 2011, nfs shift and will be looking to play the new call of duty

thanks in advance
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post #2 of 6
Fairly low, at the minimum i'd recommend upgrading to a 6950 / 70 or CF 6870's (which I'm going to guess going CF is going to be a problem with a stock HP motherboard and 400W PSU) - i'd recommend just sticking with your single monitor setup, or grabbing a larger one (24 - 27") as anything across 3 monitors is going to be killer.

Best case scenario you're looking at high 20 fps with low settings. (what ever you get at the settings you currently have, take that and cut it in 1/3rd, or 1/4th if you have AA, so if you're getting 100fps, you'll be getting possibly 33fps)
Edited by appleg33k85 - 10/15/11 at 10:48am
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post #3 of 6
Lemme check with my crystal ball lawl !
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post #4 of 6
Ya you really want a custom setup if you are planning on doing eyefinity with any graphics intensive games. The graphical demands of eyefinity are pretty steep (obviously since its 3 times the pixels of 1 screen....only natural that it would be about 3 times the graphics demand).
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post #5 of 6
ya eyefinity requires hella gpu power. for instance i cant max any graphically intense games on 3 1080 monitors with 2 6970s
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post #6 of 6
the HP LED's are on sale for $129 and the LCD's are $89. Great monitors @ good price. Im contemplating the same setup (3x20''), but 2 weeks ago i came across a 23" LED Acer for $179.... SO now i gotta make more desk room and get another 2. LAWL.

the 3x20" are sweet, and not "over done or overwhelming" by any means
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