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I used to play @ 1440p with my 6950, just keep AA off and you're all set

I agree, you'd be surprise how much AA is a fraps killer

But at this high res it's not as near as important as 1080p
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I just purchased one of these babies at Microcenter last week. The colors are great, it's very bright, and it has a decent viewing angle.

It's good for all genre of gaming except for FPS. I'm just so used to my 5ms 1920x1080 monitor that this one feels sluggish. I can notice input lag while gaming in BFBC2.
    
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Hi everyone, Im looking to upgrade to 1440 gaming, mostly play BF3, I have a local Microcenter so ill prol try an Auria EQ276W. Sooo...i need new vid cards and not sure what to get. Yall think the new 3gb 660ti FTW sli can handle it ok since its only 192 bit or should i go with 670ftw sli or ref 7970 cf, i dont worry about noise and always get rear exh cards. Your thoughts would help greatly smile.gif

Out of the three options you listed, the 7970 is the fastest option there. Don't get the 660Ti's, they're roughly on par with 7870's which are $50 cheaper. If you must go Nvidia, go with the 670's or 680's. If not, then shoot for 7950's or 7970's. Just one should suffice just fine honestly.
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Auria 1440p here. Powered by a EVGA 670 FTW.

SO awesome.
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Out of the three options you listed, the 7970 is the fastest option there. Don't get the 660Ti's, they're roughly on par with 7870's which are $50 cheaper. If you must go Nvidia, go with the 670's or 680's. If not, then shoot for 7950's or 7970's. Just one should suffice just fine honestly.

No, a single GTX670/GTX680/HD7970 will not be enough to maintain +60fps at 1440p even with MSAA and Ambient Oclussion disabled on Battlefield 3 Multiplayer. thumb.gif

I'd go for a pair of GTX670/80 or 7970's. smile.gif
    
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No, a single GTX670/GTX680/HD7970 will not be enough to maintain +60fps at 1440p even with MSAA and Ambient Oclussion disabled on Battlefield 3 Multiplayer. thumb.gif
I'd go for a pair of GTX670/80 or 7970's. smile.gif

Just turn down the AA. You don't need it so much at higher res.

Even my gtx460 could game well at 1440p with little or no AA.
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I personally think one card is more than sufficient. I can max out every game I throw at my 7970 with a very select few exceptions, which can't be maxed out with any single GPU solution at the moment. GTA IV (not gonna list the problems), BF3 (no MSAA), Metro 2033 (DOF I believe turned off), and The Witcher 2 (Uber off). Those are the only games I own that I cannot max out, and the settings I have changed are listed there as well. Otherwise they're maxed out.

I can live with that, and save another $500 for Crossfire / SLI. It's just not worth it. I'd rather keep that $500 in my pocket and save for the next biggest single GPU solution instead.

kcue, if you believe SLI / Crossfire is a must for BF3, that's fine. But I do beg to differ. You don't need 110% maxed out settings to make it a pretty game. Plus its not worth $1000 in GPU's alone for that one poor excuse of a game.
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Just turn down the AA. You don't need it so much at higher res.
Even my gtx460 could game well at 1440p with little or no AA.

Good luck achieving a smooth gameplay on a GTX460 at that resolution, it already struggles at 1080p in BF3 Multiplayer. thumb.gif
    
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Hi everyone, Im looking to upgrade to 1440 gaming, mostly play BF3, I have a local Microcenter so ill prol try an Auria EQ276W. Sooo...i need new vid cards and not sure what to get. Yall think the new 3gb 660ti FTW sli can handle it ok since its only 192 bit or should i go with 670ftw sli or ref 7970 cf, i dont worry about noise and always get rear exh cards. Your thoughts would help greatly smile.gif
i just bought the auria a week ago and love it. i recommend a single gtx 670 to start with. i play bf3 with all ultra settings and everything maxed except the anti-aliasing. i leave that off and have post processing (aka fxaa) set to high. the game looks and plays great on all maps, any number of players. my gtx 670 is a reference design and it is running stock clocks.
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I just purchased one of these babies at Microcenter last week. The colors are great, it's very bright, and it has a decent viewing angle.
It's good for all genre of gaming except for FPS. I'm just so used to my 5ms 1920x1080 monitor that this one feels sluggish. I can notice input lag while gaming in BFBC2.
i find the auria to be perfectly fine for fps games (i've played bf3, bfbc2, portal 2, orcs must die, cod4, and killing floor so far) and i had a 3ms 120hz monitor as my previous monitor.
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