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Is that possible? Has anyone tried to attain that?

I'm a surround fiend and recently I've been looking at 120Hz solutions for gaming. With response times getting lower and acceptable for gaming, I wonder if a 120Hz (Non-3D) solution is possible. And if so, what would it take to get a constant 120FPS across such high resolution.
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of the top of my head, 4x 680 4gb's OC'd to 1350mhz?
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Three 7970 or 680, if you crank up the AA you'll need a fourth card.
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I'm thinking Quad or Tri SLI/XFIRE 680s or 7970s. Whenever you get into more cards they don't scale as well and games get weird with it.

Looked for some benches to back my statement, but I couldn't find any.
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I would safely say that the adventure into that world is probably one your wallet isn't going to enjoy, and hopefully you are single, because your wife probably wouldnt like it either smile.gif
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I would safely say that the adventure into that world is probably one your wallet isn't going to enjoy, and hopefully you are single, because your wife probably wouldnt like it either smile.gif

Hahaha agreed. I definitely am not looking to venture down that path just yet. But I think that we are slowly but surely creeping towards achieving it. Maybe that will be my project for when GK110 comes out.

I crunched some numbers and I think a 3-way SLI with the current 680's might be possible. But I don't think I'll have any AA whatsoever if I wanna keep the frames above 120 at all times.
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Yeesh, I think I'm the only person who is just fine with 60 hz.
     
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Yeesh, I think I'm the only person who is just fine with 60 hz.

Have you gamed on 120Hz before? It's a completely different world.. well.. its the same world, just a heck of a lot smoother in motion. smile.gif
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I've never gamed on 120, but I don't want to. rolleyes.gif If I did notice it and liked it, I couldn't afford to get it... New monitor, GPU upgrade bla bla bla. On a my teenager allowance, it would be a lonnnnggggg time. tongue.gif

I would also say the 3-4 GTX 680's or more. Also depends on all of your setting's though.
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My friend plays at that resolution with an HD 6850 and HD 6870 in crossfire. He stays around 50 fps with high settings on most games.
I would say 2 GTX 680's would keep you around 120 fps most of the time. I don't notice any difference between 60hz and 120hz in most games, but everyone's eyes are different.
    
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