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post #1 of 12
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Hey guys,

Let me throw in another boring question: I am planning to build my new gaming rig with a 30inch monitor. I am mostly into RTS and FPS.

My question now is, which card should I choose to give me the best gaming experience (85%+)?
- GTX Titan single card
- GTX Titan dual SLI
- GTX 690 single card
- GTX 690 dual SLI
- GTX 680 dual card
- Asus Ares II?

Any input is much appreciated. smile.gif
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post #2 of 12
It looks like you have a nice budget at your disposal.

Why not get a dual titan setup and be done with it?

You should also carefully pick the PSU, it'd be a shame if you burned one of your titans...
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OK, dual Titan will be considered. What sort of PSU should I be looking at? 1200 or 1500 watts?
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post #4 of 12
A 1.5Kw PSU will be overkill for that system even if you're doing heavy overclocking.

Here's a nice list for 1.2Kw PSUs from newegg, they're all 80+ Gold certified. I'd personally choose between Cooler Master, Silverstone, Antec and Corsair.
post #5 of 12
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Yeah, that's what I thought as well. Corsair 1200AX will do the job nicely.

Without getting OT, is dual Titan the best setup for 30inch gaming?
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post #6 of 12
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Originally Posted by amang View Post

Yeah, that's what I thought as well. Corsair 1200AX will do the job nicely.

Without getting OT, is dual Titan the best setup for 30inch gaming?

No 1200 watts is overkill its 550 watts max for a single card system and 750 watts max for a dual video card system

This is a list with the good PSU´s
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies
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post #7 of 12
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Really? That's something new to me. Thanks for the info. I've got a spare 1200AX sitting in my cupboard, waiting anxiously to be used. smile.gif
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post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

No 1200 watts is overkill its 550 watts max for a single card system and 750 watts max for a dual video card system

This is a list with the good PSU´s
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

For a dual titan setup, 3770s and overclocking, I wouldn't recommend anything lower than 1Kw
post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by amang View Post

Really? That's something new to me. Thanks for the info. I've got a spare 1200AX sitting in my cupboard, waiting anxiously to be used. smile.gif

Well its super overkill but if you have one already just use it

Also this is what the GTX 680 single and SLI can do in 1440P






GTX 680 SLI is 15-40% faster then one Ttian in 1600P
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post #10 of 12
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Great, thanks for the input, guys!
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