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If I want to run BF3 at the following settings with a Dell U2711 and its high resolution what graphic setup would be best?

Everything set to Ultra or High
No Differed AA
High Post AA
HBAO On
Motion Blur off
Vysnc On

I could care less if its Ati or Nvidia. I want to get 60 frames with dips only into the 50's on every map. What setup would be best...
post #2 of 11
7970, 7950, or GTX 580 3GB.
GTX 570 2.5GB at minimum.
Would probably be good idea for crossfire or SLI, though a single 7970 or GTX 580 3GB should be able to do it alone.

I'd go for the 7970 right now as it's the most powerful, and you won't have to make sure about getting 3GB of VRAM as it's the default.

What are you going to do with that U2410?

EDIT: Also, you could keep your 560 Ti for PhysX. You could also make it a dedicated folding card.
Your PSU should be able to power two GTX 580's and a 2600k, all of them overclocked.
Edited by Samurai Batgirl - 2/3/12 at 7:22pm
 
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7970, 7950, or GTX 580 3GB.
GTX 570 2.5GB at minimum.
Would probably be good idea for crossfire or SLI, though a single 7970 or GTX 580 3GB should be able to do it alone.
I'd go for the 7970 right now as it's the most powerful, and you won't have to make sure about getting 3GB of VRAM as it's the default.
What are you going to do with that U2410?

I was under the assumption he was going to give it to me. tongue.gif
     
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Ha Lol. Not sure yet. I may may get the U2711 and a new gpu along with it with my tax return. But I will sell my U2410 if I do. I have to see a monitor with that resolution in person first. I've heard that the U2711 is awesome in games but reading text is hard...
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What are you going to do with that U2410?

I was under the assumption he was going to give it to me. tongue.gif

Dang.... rolleyes.gif
 
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HD 6990 will offer the most fps with 0AA
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Even more than the 7970?
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Even more than the 7970?

Yea, 7970 is the best single GPU but 6990 is still better.
    
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Even more than the 7970?

Yes, but not more than TWO 7970s thumb.gif
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Yes, but not more than TWO 7970s thumb.gif

Personally i would not get 2 x HD 7970. Driver are still not the best and if for some reason Kepler beats it in price and performance then you did double the damage to the wallet.
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