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Originally Posted by WiLd FyeR View Post

Still debating on to what to get, items below is what i'm thinking about.

GPU: EVGA GTX 670
CPU Cooler: H220 Swiftec or Asetek
PSU: 850w not sure what brand
If you plan on using 3 monitors that 670 isnt gonna cut it.
post #112 of 155
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If you plan on using 3 monitors that 670 isnt gonna cut it.

Why do you say that? Because some models do not offer triple monitor support?
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post #113 of 155
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Why do you say that? Because some models do not offer triple monitor support?
I don't think the 670 is enough for 3xmonitors, it's not powerful enough AFAIK, especially if the 2 GB one.
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I don't think the 670 is enough for 3xmonitors, it's not powerful enough AFAIK, especially if the 2 GB one.

I think if Nvidia set it up to support triple monitors it will work fine doing so.

If the old 9800GTX+ I have could push the display out to a 21.5" LED and a 47" LCD. I can only imagine a 670 would have no issues.
Edited by newbrevolution - 2/26/13 at 12:03pm
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post #115 of 155
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I think if Nvidia set it up to support triple monitors it will work fine doing so.

If the old 9800GTX+ I have could push the display out to a 21.5" LED and a 47" LCD. I can only imagine a 670 would have no issues.
Because even at 1080p the 670 struggles in some games, The 4gb model isn't any faster than the 2gb one. Its lack of horsepower at higher resolutions.
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Okay, so you guys prefer getting the GTX 680 then?
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post #117 of 155
Of course a 670 is powerful enough to use 3 monitors. They give you 4 ports :/ I know some things these companies do is silly but they aren't totally off their rockers. Now if you're talking about gaming vs. everyday use, things get fuzzier. If you're gaming on 3 monitors I don't think the difference between a 670 and 680 is going to be enough to push you more in the direction of a 680 for what amounts to likely 100$+. A lot of 670s can be overclocked to better than 680 base clocks and then they aren't too far off the kepler boost clock. You're going to be dropping the settings down on either of those cards and they will both be outdated even faster if you plan to continue gaming at 3x1080p. If you want to game with 3 monitors it would be a better idea to get 2x670, 2x680, 1x690, 1xtitan (or corresponding AMD cards). At 2000$ you're already cutting some corners and a 670 is the perfect card at that price point. A 680 just isn't enough of an upgrade to justify another 100$+ IMO

Out of curiosity, what parts have you settled on so far?
Edited by Ryld Baenre - 2/26/13 at 2:44pm
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post #118 of 155
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Out of curiosity, what parts have you settled on so far?
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Is this still only a 2000$ budget?
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That PSU is way overkill, a 850 watt would be more then enough. Also the SSD could have been a bit better. biggrin.gif

Welcome to OCN btw! thumb.gif

not really was a smart option as now he will never need a new psu ( unless it breaks )
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