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Thanks. What's your opinion on the 690.. Do you think it will max out arma 3 @ 1080p
Yes it will max it out fine. This thread is about to go to hell though. Get a 690 if you have no budget.
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Are you sure it's not a waste of money and I will benefit from it @ 1080p?
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Are you sure it's not a waste of money and I will benefit from it @ 1080p?
If you have no budget, then wasting money should not matter? If you have a budget a 670/7970 is a great choice. Make sure to get a nice non reference version of either.
Edited by General123 - 8/16/12 at 1:37pm
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Get a reference if you're planning to WC it.
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Wow, this is surprisingly non flamey. Of course, now having said that, the tards will probably come in and ruin it...

 

Anyways, I agree with everything said above. If you only have one slot and no budget, it'll be either the 680 or 690 from nVidia or the 7950 or 7970 from AMD. Both do different stuff better than the others.

post #16 of 39
Not all boards support a dual GPU card. What is your board? Yes, a GTX 690 is way overkill for 1080 NOW, but in 2 years, not really.
post #17 of 39
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I have a Asus P8Z77-I Deluxe motherboard and the only reason why I am asking because this generation apparently has bad performance comparing to last series according to members on here.
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I have a Asus P8Z77-I Deluxe motherboard and the only reason why I am asking because this generation apparently has bad performance comparing to last series according to members on here.
Well thats a lie, a 680 or 7970 overclocked well beat the dual gpus of last generation lol.
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Well thats a lie, a 680 or 7970 overclocked well beat the dual gpus of last generation lol.

+1, the last gen, fermi, did have better folding performance, but for gaming, kepler doubles fermi.
post #20 of 39
1: There is no such thing as "future proof" in GPUs
2: "Best card" is subjective. I like NV 600 series, but IMO they are all overkill for 1080p. My 570 has no problem with anything I play at 1080p. A 690 is ridiculous overkill for 1080p, but you'll get people (especially on OCN) who will write a novel in a post about why you need it.

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