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post #11 of 44
Get a 30 inch monitor to go with these insane video cards..
    
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cancel 2 of the 4... you dont need 4 of them lol unless u got epeener
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I would go for Trifire 6970's. I think you would get the best performance from this.
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ok ill cancel one of the orders... or better yet as they stopped honering new orders ill sell it to someone lol
post #15 of 44
Anything more than 2 6970's is overkill and not necessary...3 or more cards is what you would call "Not a daily driver".

Also yes, you should cancel one, better chance for me to finally get an upgrade
    
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post #16 of 44
I would say hd6990+hd6970 tri fire,
less heat,power consumption over other option yet it will be as powerful as other options.
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post #17 of 44
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well its cheaper to go with the three 6970's and besides i like the look of three cards
post #18 of 44
I ran an eyefinity setup with 2 6970s a few months back and they did do well but they didn't max every game I played. I eventually went back to one bigger monitor and a 580 because I couldn't take the micro-stuttering that comes along with a multi-GPU setup.

With the above said, I would recommend 3 6970 if you are going to go multi-gpu because the scaling is good, but there seems to be diminishing returns after that point (i.e. four 6970s).
post #19 of 44
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ok so im gonna use three of them its decided thnx guys +rep
post #20 of 44
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Originally Posted by amstech View Post
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I'd very interested to see how Tri-SLi 2.5GB GTX 570's would do if they made them.
Like http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&Tpk=gtx%20570 ? I've never seen a review of them though. I would assume it beats tri-6970s, but I'm not sure.
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