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post #21 of 75
One word, bottleneck.
post #22 of 75
If you are going to spend that much money on GPUs for BF3, I would wait till it is released to find out what is the best performance/cost ratio.
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One word, bottleneck.
How so?
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post #24 of 75
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ok so with 1 6990 and one 6970 how much vram will i have?
2 GB.

EDIT: Bleh, anti-capslock.
post #25 of 75
2x GTX580 3GB Models would be more than enough, not sure about the 6970's though. All i keep seeing with ATI cards is problems all the time from one game to the next.
 
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post #26 of 75
Wait for next generation before slamming down that much cash. maybe 2 months back I would've said nahhh get some 6990 + 6970 or 3 x 580 for tesselation but now meh I'd say wait for January before making a decision. That and wait for BF3 to actually release
     
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If i were you, i would totally go with 2x GTX 580 3GB version with no holding back !!
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post #28 of 75
What is wrong with you? Why the hell are you planning on spending $1500 on just video cards to play a damn video game?
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http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...rifire_redux/5
http://www.anandtech.com/show/4254/t...caling-part1/5

two of the most popular 3 v 3 articles.
If you can afford it either go WC 6990 + 6970 or 3 x 580 sli classified/xtreme editions. Both will be quite the combination. It would seem that due to tesselation members here believe the 580s will be the best option in regards to 6xxxs poor performance in dx11 tess. I say wait till next gen still.
     
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post #30 of 75
3x 6970s will be the best bang for your buck. If you really want to go all the way, I'd go 6990 x2.
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