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post #11 of 18
So you can run 120hz surround now? I thought I read somewhere that it's capped at 60hz.. With Skyrim modded using the Realistic Overhaul guide, my gtx680 is dancing at around 1.9GB usage on single monitor so 4GB is definitely the way to go.
Edited by arion69 - 2/9/13 at 8:59am
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post #12 of 18
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Alright then so im definatley going with the 4GB version now any ideas on which version of the gtx 680 i should get??? i have evga sc gtx 680 2gb right now and i love evga, but i heard the msi's or the gigabyte versions are better.
post #13 of 18
MSI Lightning has a very good cooler and great overclocking potencial, and often come with free games

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2 GB = MSI Lightning

4 GB = I vote Windforce from Gigabyte
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post #15 of 18
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just wanted to say thankyou for the replys so far guys you have been a great help seriously. Now the msi twin frozr looks really nice as well, can anybody compare this model or have had use with it, also the ASUS GeForce GTX 680 4GB doesn't look bad also however so far i agree with Sharchaster with the gigabyte windforce that card is a beauty
post #16 of 18
Don't mug yourself off by buying a ton of GPU power and not enough VRAM (like I did) - get 4GB cards.

And yeah, you can run all 3 in 120hz either in 2d or 3d surround. I also had 3 x XL2420Ts, hope you enjoy them - great monitors, but I caught the IPS bug and have gone over to 1440p crossovers.
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haha yeah i was looking at 1440p monitors for the longest time but i love 120hz its so smooth but that's my opinion but still ips monitors are very nice as well, and thanks for the post im definatley going with more VRAM for sure, its just a matter on choosing the right card now
post #18 of 18
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just wanted to say thankyou for the replys so far guys you have been a great help seriously. Now the msi twin frozr looks really nice as well, can anybody compare this model or have had use with it, also the ASUS GeForce GTX 680 4GB doesn't look bad also however so far i agree with Sharchaster with the gigabyte windforce that card is a beauty

Then grab it, you will not be disappointed with GB card....thumb.gif
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