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really? so i can't use three monitors for work with a single nvidia card? if so that's ridiculous.

No, you can just fine.
 
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ah okay.

well sorry for the comparison between the 7950/70 with the 670.

i have a friend who has the 7970 and he's always complaining about it.

so should i buy a 4gb 670?
    
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Get the 4gb 670, it will be great and support 3 1080p monitors well. thumb.gif
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post #14 of 78
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ah okay.
well sorry for the comparison between the 7950/70 with the 670.
i have a friend who has the 7970 and he's always complaining about it.
so should i buy a 4gb 670?

There is nothing wrong with the 7970. When I had one it worked amazing! The new drivers rock. the 670 is a solid card as well. But for that price you might as well grab the 3gb 7970 thumb.gif
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For surround you want the 4gb card... BUT Nvidia wont surround without a second card. so if you go nvidia you need to sli to play on all your monitors. i would get ATI if you just want one card for multimonitor gaming

This is not true.

You can do Surround off one card with the 600 series.
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That's just not true... you can surround with one card with the 600 series.
If this is true i apologize for false information...

Get the 4gb card then.
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btw about the benchmarks, I've looked on thsi very website for links to current (as in march 2012 and later) benchmarks where the 670 beats the 7970 in games that I'll actually play..

I don't play metro, I don't play crysis, I have no interest in dirt 3.

I play BF3, Skyrim, and the occasional game my friend lets me borrow. For BF3 and Skyrim, OC'd 670s do like 5-10 fps more than OC'd 7970s :/ I know the 7970 does well in other games, but since I don't play those games I'm not sure if I should get it frown.gif ugh video cards are annoying lol maybe I should buy 7970 AND a 670 lol use em as I feel like it

Also, the 7970s go for $440 and above. Almost the same price as the 4gb 670.

I'm gonna wait and see if galaxy releases their version of the 4gb 670 with the 2 fans.
    
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post #18 of 78
You can't go wrong with either card. If you're worried about what your friend said then grab the 670.
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4 GB 670 or bust.
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IIRC even the 2GB cards do pretty well in Surround. It was very competitive against the 7970 in 5760x1080 which says to me there isn't really a vram problem. I think [H] did the review

I'd go with a 2gb 670 and buy lots of pizza
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