Originally Posted by BiG_LiG
It is, and I love it.
Had never even seen one running till yesterday, but as soon as Windows loaded and I saw the pixel density I knew it was going to be awesome.
Games look stunning and just feel better to play.
Problem is now I need another GPU, had to lower some settings in BF3 to maintain my 60fps. Still looked better than I've ever seen it though.
You will be equally blown away once/and if you go SLI. My 670 4GB card was doing a pretty bang up job but some games had a weird lag feel to them (even when FPS seemed acceptable) ... oddly, the shooter "Syndicate" was really bad with this (though still playable). I'm not talking about "stutter" or jumpy performance, it just felt like syrup or something (again, even when FPS were 60+ and constant).
But after I added a second 670 card ... sheesh ... night and day. Syndicate is like 200 fps or something silly and just as snappy as can be now. Other than the Samsung 850D, I'd have to say going SLI for the first time *ever*, was the 2nd most dramatic upgrade I've made in the past few years or so. Past 10, really ... not counting system upgrades.
It's freaky to open any game and for once, not have to worry about playing at Max or near max settings; as others have discussed, I've pretty much done away with FXAA and other antialiasing, 'cept for about 2x in just about all games, as the 1440p res is so damn high that it's simply not necessary. This alone adds a huge performance boost across the board.
In fact, my greatest computer related fear now is not that my hugely overclocked 2700K will go out on me, or even one of my video cards ... but that something might go buggy with my Samsung monitor ... LOL ... which is why I opted for the Samsung in the first place, since the warranty is rock solid (think it's three years or so) ...
Have fun.Edited by s1rrah - 2/28/13 at 7:44am