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Ok all, i'm a gamer. And i'm wondering if I should pull the trigger on a used third GTX 680 Classified.

My current spec's.


Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Z77 ATX Intel Motherboard
2X Vengeance Series 8GB DDR3-1600 Kits
2X EVGA GTX 680 Classified in SLI
Antec Kuhler H2O 620 Water Cooler in Push / Pull
3x Crucial C400 128GB, 3x Samsung 840 pro Raid 0 Crucial C400 128GB boot drive.
PC Power & Cooling 950


I have water blocks i've yet to use, and i found someone selling a GTX 680 classified with block also.... Would give me future projects.

Whats the performance gain with a third Classified?

I would need a motherboard.. maybe a Gigabyte G1. Sniper 3 or used z68x-ud7-b3?



Thoughts and comments?



Thanks
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I hope you are running more than one monitor. What resolution?
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Gigabyte UP5 for the mother board! But yeah, whats your monitor situation lookin like?
    
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Gigabyte UP5-th
and stick with SLI no need for a third one (only for bench and scores)
     
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Cough..

Still running my 21" CRT @ 2048x1536 , can't stand most LCD / LED....

http://ap.viewsonic.com/my/product_pdfs/crt/21/E-G220fB.pdf


Looking to move to 3x 27" once I find the res I like in a IPS.
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Oh, and I fold..


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