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I plan to run triple 1440p QNIX QX2710 monitors in portrait mode, with surround in games.
I've been looking at SLI 4Gb GTX 670s, but if 3Gb is enough(I doubt it) I will be running dual 3gb 7970s.

So, as the title asks; is 4gb or even 3gb enough? Or do I need to revert to that Saphire 6gb 7970? I really hate the blue PCB on that thing thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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SLI 670s isn't going to be powerful enough to utilize 4GB.

2 670s or 7970s aren't going to get you the best frame rates at that kind of resolution.
 
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I'm not looking to play at max setting, just mid-range settings.
But you never really answered my question, is it enough VRAM?
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If you're not playing at Max settings, either 3/4 gigs will be fine.
 
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Originally Posted by deafboy View Post

SLI 670s isn't going to be powerful enough to utilize 4GB..
I think what he wanted to say that even with 2 670 gpu, the 4 GB of memory won't be used fully. The gpu was designed to exploit up to 2 GB but in real life condition never actually does so having 4GB will be more than enough. 2 gtx670 will give you satisfaction although i'd not be of any help if I forgot to ask you to consider amd cards for multi-monitor gaming. They have a higher bandwith and thus will perform better at higher resolutions.
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i concur with deafboy.
BUT
dont forgot Titan though! as much as your wallet might want you to rolleyes.gif
    
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Originally Posted by kamimaru View Post

I think what he wanted to say that even with 2 670 gpu, the 4 GB of memory won't be used fully. The gpu was designed to exploit up to 2 GB but in real life condition never actually does so having 4GB will be more than enough. 2 gtx670 will give you satisfaction although i'd not be of any help if I forgot to ask you to consider amd cards for multi-monitor gaming. They have a higher bandwith and thus will perform better at higher resolutions.

Alright, I'll probably go with CF 7970s then.
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