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post #41 of 48
At that resolution the 7970 performs better in most applications and you don't have the premium of buying extra VRAM as 3gb is enough.

Edit: I meant vs. 670/680.
Edited by dsmwookie - 4/5/13 at 3:50pm
post #42 of 48
Titan is a 30% faster card but the 7970 is plenty fast enough for 1440p and getting a 1440p monitor will make a much bigger difference experience-wise than getting a Titan. My 2 cents.
post #43 of 48
I am using a 7970 on a 1600p monitor right now, and can max out BF3 with 2x MSAA. Good enough for now, but I can see the need for more horses with the games coming up.
 
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post #44 of 48
Check this out: http://www.overclock.net/t/1377038/megatechpc-presents-sli-gtx-titan-vs-cf-r7970

And you will see that not even a Titan is enough to max out every game at 1440p and 60 FPS, but 30 FPS is perfectly playable in my opinion and the 7970 can do that in everything but Crysis 3 and FC3 (and remember those tests were run with 8xMSAA)...
post #45 of 48
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

If you're going to get something as sexy as a Dell ultra sharp monitor, you need to feed it with a sexy GPU. Especially knowing that a 7970 isn't going to cut it performance wise. Buy your Titan, OC your Titan, come back and thank us smile.gif

Can you post the rest of your rig specs please?

doh.gif

This coming from you doesn't even surprise me.


If you have the money to get a Titan, get it. But you can get 2 x 7970 for better performance at lower price.
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post #46 of 48
Getting a Titan to run on a sub par monitor makes no sense. The obvious answer for a better overall experience is a 7970 (or a 680 if NV floats your boat) and a 1440p monitor rather than a Titan and the same old monitor. Or like someone mentioned, a Korean IPS and dual 670's would be very nice. In my opinion anyway...
post #47 of 48
Getting a 1440p monitor is just going to give you the urge to spend more on GPU power. From recent experience I personally wouldn't do it without a SLI/CF setup. Gaming in 1440p though is
post #48 of 48
I think my next build is going to be dual Titan SLI for my 1600p..... devil.gif
 
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