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Okay, so I'm still getting the funds ready for the 3 680s in the sig rig. I just had a few questions regarding the GTX 680 4 GB model.
-Is 4 GB overkill for 5760 x 1080? Would I even use 2 GB maxing games out?
-I've been reading articles on how some 680 4 gbs are being prepared. How long before we'll actually see them?
-How much can I expect to pay for a reference 4 gb? I was hoping $660, but I'm not so sure now.


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I'd expect the 4GB cards to drop within a month or two, and I would definitely wait for those if you plan on gaming on 3 monitors. If it were 2560x1600 and below, 2GB is plenty, but for 3 monitors I'm sure you'll want 4GB.

As of price, considering the GTX580 3GB was ~$100 more than 1.5GB version when they launched, I guess GTX680 4GB will probably hit $600.

Wether it's worth the wait or not is up to you. smile.gif
    
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I'd say wait for the unlocked ones. And hopefully we will see voltage control soon..haha
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I'd expect the 4GB cards to drop within a month or two, and I would definitely wait for those if you plan on gaming on 3 monitors. If it were 2560x1600 and below, 2GB is plenty, but for 3 monitors I'm sure you'll want 4GB.
As of price, considering the GTX580 3GB was ~$100 more than 1.5GB version when they launched, I guess GTX680 4GB will probably hit $600.
Wether it's worth the wait or not is up to you. smile.gif

Oi, $600... thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

Oh well, I guess it's worth it.. Thanks!
     
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