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Running out of vram is hardly as dramatic as some of you make it out to be tongue.gif I mean, my 570s only have 1.2GB of vram, I run out all the time! doh.gif
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Considering Eyefinity has been out for longer i would suggest you Stick to AMD for Triple Screens.
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I was playing 5040x1050 on one 1gb 5870. Would play low settings bc2 50 fps.
Currently bf3 on same screens with 2 gb per gpu(4 gb 6990) and its a bit short for Max everything. I'd recommend 3 gb if you're serious. High and lower detail with medium aa you will be fine with less

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Do you guys think it's worth to buy a 7970 now? I can't do any more than the price of 7970. If the gtx 680 releases and it's not on the $550 mark then I have no choice but top get a 7970.

Do you guys think the 7970 will lower prices or not?
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There have been murmurs that the new Kepler series may have Surround out of the box from one card, but that is yet to be confirmed because the NDA will be lifted in a few days (8 IIRC). So if you defenitely cannot wait 8 days, then go for the 7970, it's a wonderful card.
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Originally Posted by Hellish View Post

Incredibly wrong
No
Correct

Eyefinity DOES have better support than nv surround. Having just come from 2 470s to 2 6970s I am MUCH happier with triple monitor performance with amd. That doesn't mean that nv surround is bad by any means, just not better than eyefinity.

7970. I think nvidia's new cards come out really soon so maybe see if it drops the amd cards prices. I'm impatient though so I would go ahead and buy the 7970 from newegg and have them price match it if the price drops in the next couple weeks.
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how about the price? will the 7970 adjust prices by the 680?
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