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I'm building a new rig and I'm trying to decide whether or not to buy one or two 7970s. I play on 1920 X 1200 Monitor and i would like to play BF3 on ultra with the AA maxed out. I don't know if it would be a waste to get the second 7970....? any thoughts? should i go the 580 route? Thanks!
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Get two
    
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LOL... Are you serious? Get one if your playing on one monitor unless you want to upgrade to eyefinity or just need the epeen

edit: Sorry I didn't mean to come off rude, but two is WAY overkill for single monitor setups
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At 1080p there is no reason for two. One card will handle any current games and many to come at 1080p. Get two when you get two more monitors.
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Get two if you want to be future proofed, get one if you're on a budget.
    
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one is enough for that res
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post #7 of 48
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Sorry if it was a dumb question guys... Its just from the benchmarks it seems like just one isnt enough. it barely gets past 60 avg on some for bf3
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go hard or go home, if you got the money to blow... by all means blow it
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From the reviews I was seeing one 7970 still comes up slightly short of 60fps @ 1080p Ultra. 2 x 7950 should do it easy tho.
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Get two if you have the cash.
    
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