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post #11 of 51
since you mention you want to keep the GPU for 3 - 4 years Titan might be worth it for triple monitor with its massive 6 GB VRAM and bandwidth. it will provide you consistency of a single GPU with lowest frametimes and smoothness. you can add another card when prices reduce .

http://www.alternate.nl/html/product/EVGA/GeForce_GTX_Titan_(06G-P4-2790-KR)/1065100/?event=search
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post #12 of 51
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since you mention you want to keep the GPU for 3 - 4 years Titan might be worth it for triple monitor with its massive 6 GB VRAM and bandwidth. it will provide you consistency of a single GPU with lowest frametimes and smoothness. you can add another card when prices reduce .

http://www.alternate.nl/html/product/EVGA/GeForce_GTX_Titan_(06G-P4-2790-KR)/1065100/?event=search
QFT. This is the best plan and down the line 2 will crush anything for a long time.
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post #13 of 51
Thread Starter 
you make a great point and I’m considering it. but douse anyone have a good idea about how much this card's drop over time ?

and the clock speed is a lot lower
Edited by arthurbr - 2/23/13 at 2:36am
post #14 of 51
Go two 680 4GBs.

Got two of them and I can play BF3 on 7680x1440 on Ultra settings and I turn off only the AA.

Since you didn't mention the resolution you gonna play on I would say 1080 screens.

Oh yah... Nvidia surround is better then Eyefinity by a mile. Nothing but issues with eyefinity for me.
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post #15 of 51
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all right guys , thank you ferry much. I’m pretty Shure I’m going to go with the 2x 4gb 680's .
post #16 of 51
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Go two 680 4GBs.

Got two of them and I can play BF3 on 7680x1440 on Ultra settings and I turn off only the AA.

Since you didn't mention the resolution you gonna play on I would say 1080 screens.

Oh yah... Nvidia surround is better then Eyefinity by a mile. Nothing but issues with eyefinity for me.


I never really had issues with Nvidia surround (I was a "beta" tester being on the forefront buying 2 2GB GTX460s for 5760x1080) Other then Nvidia's wizard being a pain in the ass to use and select which monitor was supposed to be where.

I found AMD ATi's eyefinity wizard to be easier (I had 2nd gen eyefinity with 7970 crossfire) It was easy to setup and still had no issues, Either way both companies can do it no probs, But imo AMD does it better.
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post #17 of 51
Two Things.

DP Connection Failures and Screen Tearing.

Both handle the screens fine... its the compatiblity issues that you run through during that that makes your life miserable with EyEfinity.
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post #18 of 51
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Originally Posted by arthurbr View Post

i life in the Nederland’s though, we don’t have the same deals with the games.
This hurts my eyesight.

Anyhow you might want to get yourself 2 7970's as they are the best price/performance.
Or buy a single Titan and OC the hell out of it, however the Titan is not available yet and still costs 915 euro at minimum. (it will drop to around 800 eventually)

Also welcome to OCN thumb.gif
Don't forget to check out The Dutch overclockers Unite, I would find it a shame if you didn't join your fellow Dutch. biggrin.gif
post #19 of 51
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all right guys , thank you ferry much. I’m pretty Shure I’m going to go with the 2x 4gb 680's .
So when people advise you against the 680s and tell you to get 7970s or a GTX Titan, you decide to get the 680s wth.gif
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post #20 of 51
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oke guys , you guys tell me
ASUS Matrix HD 7970
memory 3 GB - GDDR5Core
clokspeed 1050 MHz
Boost klok 1100 MHz

is superior over ,

GeForce GTX 680 4GB.
memory 4 GB - GDDR5Core
clock speed 1006 MHz
Processor boost clock speed 1058 MHz

but titan is a good option . but titan is 6gb gddr5. but a lot lower clock speed? so the gtx 680's are in the middle. 4 gb instead of 3 + higher clock speed in comprising to titan.
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