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I was wondering what card set up you guys think would keep the FPS above 60hz on a 120hz monitor. I am not asking for the minimum frame rates to be 120hz,. I just want the minimums to be near or above 60hz.

7870 xfire?

7950 xfire?

7970 xfire?

680 SLI?

I would like to keep this reasonable, I do not really have a budget. However, price/performance pretty much comes first.
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What games you intend to play has a major role in this. I'm going to take a guess an say probably BF3 is on the list?
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What resolution?
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Actually, I am trying to stay away from EA games now.

Deus Ex HR
Borderlands 2 (when it comes out)
Saints Row 3
Max Payne 3 (when it comes out)
GTA V (when it comes out)
Batman Arkham City

Basically I thought I may as well get a OCd 680 from EVGA when the come out..
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Good Luck with Arkham City... I am still getting minimum 7 on the benchmark. It's pretty taxing on the load times as the frames do continue to drop even after the latest patch/drivers...

Not optimized IMO, but everything else, even with my two 580's, Crysis gets a minimum of 55 FPS, while BF never drops below 70...

To be safe, get the two fastest cards, SLI 680's...
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7970 xfire or 680 sli should both make you happy. 7970's are going for less than $500 used ATM in the marketplace. I just paid for one at $460. If price/performance is key, then all the people selling their 7970's to get the "fastest" gtx680 are taking a hit on their investments, and nobody is selling 680's yet. You can capitalize on them. Not to mention that all the 680's are sold out. That was also a deciding factor in my buying a 7970.
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Quad SLI GTX680s at 800x600 resolution. That will net you 60hz (60fps) for the next 10 years. lol j/k
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