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a HD 7950 is a very good card for 1080p. For a single GPU system a high quality 550w like Corsair TX550M is enough. if you want a PSu which can handle CF in future go for 750W.

http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Enthusiast-Series-Modular-Bronze/dp/B005E98J28/
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Would I need something like crossfire to play Crysis at max settings?
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Would I need something like crossfire to play Crysis at max settings?

Cuse the game needs it even till this day with everything maxed for 60 fps min.
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Would I need something like crossfire to play Crysis at max settings?

you don't need HD 7950 CF for 1080p. With 12.11 beta drivers a single HD 7950 overclocked to 1.15 Ghz will max out games like Crysis , Crysis 2, BF3 at avg 60+ fps.
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post #15 of 19
Ugh I feel like I repeat my self in all these threads, but a 7950 will easily power 3 monitors for Eyefinity (mine is currently powering my 3x 1080p monitors @ 3240x1920 res). It's overkill, but it also means you don't need to upgrade your GPU for a good 2~4 years.
    
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Ugh I feel like I repeat my self in all these threads, but a 7950 will easily power 3 monitors for Eyefinity (mine is currently powering my 3x 1080p monitors @ 3240x1920 res). It's overkill, but it also means you don't need to upgrade your GPU for a good 2~4 years.

sorry! I just have not been up to date with the computer technology. How much did your msi card cost?
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sorry! I just have not been up to date with the computer technology. How much did your msi card cost?

Bought it used for $280, though with the recent deals, I've seen it sell for that price for a new card + the game bundles. It's just really hard to beat it at that price range.

Also, when I said ugh, I meant I feel bad for repeating the same thing. No harm meant towards you!
    
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post #18 of 19
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No worries, I am just happy for the help. Thanks guys!
post #19 of 19
If you're looking for a monitor why don't you get a Cat leap 27 inch IPS 2560x1440 for 300ish or an Auria from microcenter for 400. If that is in your price range.
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