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post #11 of 19
My take on it is as follows:

4gb 680s if you want to wait for the best performance possible. If you don't, get 7970s.

I mean if you are going quad SLI/crossfire you probably won't see a difference between the cards (unless you are using them for calc in which 7970 wins)
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I ran 2x GTX 295's in quad-SLI and it never really worked out. There are so few titles out there that can scale anywhere close to decent with 4 GPUs that it just made me feel stupid buying those space heaters. Ever since I used EVGA step-up to trade them for 2x GTX 480's, I've never looked back. If you can afford 2x GTX 690's, you might as well go for 3x GTX 680 4GB's.
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post #13 of 19
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This forum sure is alive =) Thank you for your opinions, sounds like I'll be heading for 3x680 after all.
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As a side question, are the 1440p 120Hz monitors you're referring to the Catleaps? Is it guaranteed now that you can get a 120Hz model?

Here.
post #15 of 19
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Here.

Thank you! thumb.gif

Looks like it still is kind of a gamble, ranging anywhere from 85Hz to 125Hz. Still better than the locked down 60Hz for other models including my Achieva Shimian. tongue.gif
     
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Quick question, which water blocks did you end up getting? I thought the 4gb version of the 680 was a non-reference model, are there non-reference water blocks for the 680 already?
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Quick question, which water blocks did you end up getting? I thought the 4gb version of the 680 was a non-reference model, are there non-reference water blocks for the 680 already?

Here are the list of supported cards for this block, as you can see, it lists 4GB cards.
post #18 of 19
Get Two Gtx680's 4Gb and see how that runs, If its what you need then keep it. If its not enough add a 3rd.
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Here are the list of supported cards for this block, as you can see, it lists 4GB cards.

Awesome thanks for that info, I wish the EVGA 4GB models were supported as well!
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