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I'm interested in Nvidia's 3d vision and I'm buying a 3d monitor soon anyway. I was wondering if it's worth me upgrading from a HD 6950 to a GTX570 for 3d vision? And would my current psu be able to handle it?
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get a gtx580.
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your psu should be ok your right at the recommended psu for that card also one thing to remember as a general rule of thumb when you go 3d you effectively half your fps in games

example

70fps in BF3 in 2d = 35fps BF3 in 3d
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Don't amd cards run in 3D as well?
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I'm interested in Nvidia's 3d vision and I'm buying a 3d monitor soon anyway. I was wondering if it's worth me upgrading from a HD 6950 to a GTX570 for 3d vision? And would my current psu be able to handle it?


To go Nvidia, you will atleast need 2x GTX570 SLI Suround and 3DVision and your PSU need upgrade to a minimum 750w.

 

For Eyefinity 3-4 screens, you can do it from a single HD6950.

 

Worth it or not is a matter of your preferences, can not answer that for you.
 

 

 


Edited by Ken1649 - 12/17/11 at 8:23am
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To go Nvidia, you will atleast need 2x GTX570 SLI Suround and 3DVision and your PSU need upgrate to a minimum 750w.

For Eyefinity 3-4 screens, you can do it from a single HD6950.

Worth it or not is a matter of your preferences, can not answer that for you.

 


I'm not interested in more than 1 monitor. Why would I need 2 gtx 570s?
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To go Nvidia, you will atleast need 2x GTX570 SLI Suround and 3DVision and your PSU need upgrate to a minimum 750w.

For Eyefinity 3-4 screens, you can do it from a single HD6950.

Worth it or not is a matter of your preferences, can not answer that for you.

 
 

I'm not interested in more than 1 monitor. Why would I need 2 gtx 570s?


Misread OP 3d as 3rd monitor.

 

If you simply want 3D, there's no need to go Nvidia.

 

AMD HD3D now is also supporting Crossfire setup with this driver;

 

http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/Catalyst121Previewdriver.aspx

 

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To go Nvidia, you will atleast need 2x GTX570 SLI Suround and 3DVision and your PSU need upgrate to a minimum 750w.

For Eyefinity 3-4 screens, you can do it from a single HD6950.

Worth it or not is a matter of your preferences, can not answer that for you.

 


I'm not interested in more than 1 monitor. Why would I need 2 gtx 570s?

You need to average 120 fps, since 3D cuts your fps in half. Hell, two 570's will barely cut it. My sli 580's can barely get more than 90fps average in Crysis 2.
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