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Tested Crysis 3 for myself on my new monitor. I couldn't play it -Very High- settings and keep it over 60 FPS so I settled for -High- settings instead. GTX 690 ran admirably at 1150 Mhz Core over clock the entire time. No throttling.

Just like my 120 Hz TN panel gaming at maxed settings on Crysis 3 isn't possible so it didn't bother me I couldn't at 1440p. Everything looks enjoyable just the same on -High- settings.

Crysis 3 - High - / VRAM usage = 1.58 GB VRAM

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As for BF3, I had no problem playing Ultra settings with no AA and stay well above 60 FPS even with lows. VRAM usage there pegged 1.95 GB VRAM as expected since BF3 tends to use as much VRAM as you'll feed it. Even so it did not hinder performance.
     
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Tested Crysis 3 for myself on my new monitor. I couldn't play it -Very High- settings and keep it over 60 FPS so I settled for -High- settings instead. GTX 690 ran admirably at 1150 Mhz Core over clock the entire time. No throttling.

Just like my 120 Hz TN panel gaming at maxed settings on Crysis 3 isn't possible so it didn't bother me I couldn't at 1440p. Everything looks enjoyable just the same on -High- settings.

Crysis 3 - High - / VRAM usage = 1.58 GB VRAM

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As for BF3, I had no problem playing Ultra settings with no AA and stay well above 60 FPS even with lows. VRAM usage there pegged 1.95 GB VRAM as expected since BF3 tends to use as much VRAM as you'll feed it. Even so it did not hinder performance.

Interesting, I get about 2.0-2.3GB of Vram usage from Crysis 3, but that is at ultra and 4xMSAA. I average about 45FPS. I will get dips to about 35fps. I don't know what is happening with crysis but my FPS are always all over the place. Some places I can hit an average of about 60-70.

BF3 I get about 80FPS-90FPS at Ultra. Forgot to check Vram.

An interesting one is Bioshock Infinite. Vram usage is anywhere from 2.2GB-3.1GB. FPS fluctuates around 70-80 with dips to about 60.

I'll post some more when I get around to playing Tomb Raider and other games.
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I have been thinking of getting the Asus PB278Q monitor.

I currently have a Radeon HD 6870, would I be better off waiting to upgrade to 1440p when I build a new PC (whenever that will be), or would I be OK? Currently I have a 1920x1200 monitor.

Currently I'm mainly playing Bioshock Infinite, Tomb Raider and WoW.
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I have been thinking of getting the Asus PB278Q monitor.

I currently have a Radeon HD 6870, would I be better off waiting to upgrade to 1440p when I build a new PC (whenever that will be), or would I be OK? Currently I have a 1920x1200 monitor.

Currently I'm mainly playing Bioshock Infinite, Tomb Raider and WoW.

Don't believe you'll be able to play those maxed out and maintain 60fps.
You'll at least have to lower AA.
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I have been thinking of getting the Asus PB278Q monitor.

I currently have a Radeon HD 6870, would I be better off waiting to upgrade to 1440p when I build a new PC (whenever that will be), or would I be OK? Currently I have a 1920x1200 monitor.

Currently I'm mainly playing Bioshock Infinite, Tomb Raider and WoW.
You could play at 1440P but not with everything maxed you would have to lower some settings and maybe turn AA off

AA is wasted on 1440P anyway i never use more the 2xAA max and sometimes i never use it there is little to no need
Edited by shilka - 3/31/13 at 8:23am
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Originally Posted by ScottyP View Post

I have been thinking of getting the Asus PB278Q monitor.

I currently have a Radeon HD 6870, would I be better off waiting to upgrade to 1440p when I build a new PC (whenever that will be), or would I be OK? Currently I have a 1920x1200 monitor.

Currently I'm mainly playing Bioshock Infinite, Tomb Raider and WoW.

TombRaider will take a hurting but everything else should be fine.
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Woho, just found out my 2713HM will arrive on Tuesday if everything goes well, the wait is on! smile.gif
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If anyone is looking for ICC profiles for your monitor this might be a good place. But not all monitors are the same

http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/articles/icc_profiles.htm
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I might upgrade my graphics this summer. What would you recommend in the close to $200 range? I just need 2GB vram, and I don't care a ton about ultra level graphics.

I see the regular GTX 660 and also the Radeon 7870GHz edition in my price range. Which would you get? Any other options I should consider?
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