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Hey guys, I have 1,000 dollars to spend on a new gpu or gpu's i will be watercooling both so that includes waterblock's. I will be running 3 or more monitors. I pan to play BF3 and BF4 on ultra across all three displays. Thanks for the help!
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If money isnt a problem get the titan,even tho dual 7970's would be alot cheaper....is the 1000 dollars just for cards or cards and waterblocks,if it is then get the dual 7970's,you will water cooling them after all so heat shouldnt be a problem...
Edited by Jamaican Reaper - 4/29/13 at 6:24pm
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post #3 of 10
if it was me, I think according to reviews found on Google the 7970's will be better, plus they will be under water.
post #4 of 10
Yea i would properly say go the dual 7970 route cheaper , more IO and personally i think it will look awesome , i Have 2 680 classifieds. 7970 are meant to perform similar to 680's so bf3 on ultra will be easy .

1 Question though what is you total resolution and your cpu
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Yea i would properly say go the dual 7970 route cheaper , more IO and personally i think it will look awesome , i Have 2 680 classifieds. 7970 are meant to perform similar to 680's so bf3 on ultra will be easy . So I have found out that and already has the specs for the 8970's so when they our released I will purchase 2-3 of them.

1 Question though what is you total resolution and your cpu
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my cpu is a i7 3820
post #7 of 10
I'd wait for the 770/780. SLI 770 might come in below 1000$. Big question is how far off will 780/770 SLI number be from 7970 CF overclocked.
post #8 of 10
Not sure how Nvidia does on multi monitor but the 7970's will do great.
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I'd save for a Titan, and don't have the worry of having dual cards/crossfire issues. Single cards are nicer, usually cooler, and in air cooling, much quieter.

But once the Titan doesn't perform great you can SLI it, instead of having a quad-SLI 7970 rig.
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I'd save for a Titan, and don't have the worry of having dual cards/crossfire issues. Single cards are nicer, usually cooler, and in air cooling, much quieter.

But once the Titan doesn't perform great you can SLI it, instead of having a quad-SLI 7970 rig.

New crossfire drivers are coming soon. Will give CF better/equal frame times compared to SLI.

A 7970CF is a good deal faster then a single titan. Your gonna be spending more then $1000 to get a titan and the waterblock to go with it. Yet you can get two 7970's and Blocks for under 1000.

A GTX770 will be at most equal to a 7970GE so why wait for that card when you can jump on two 7970GE now?

If your gonna wait, wait for a GTX780 if the price isn't to bad. Otherwise if it turns out AMD is releasing a big die 9970 at the end of the year, then spending 1000 bucks just to have AMD's flagship card crap all over it then that 1000 bucks you spent probably wasn't spent as wisely as it should. Seeing that we probably won't see Big die Maxwell anytime in 2014, waiting for AMD to release new cards at the end of the year might not be a bad idea. Granted you would have the fastest card for probably a entire year or more with the 9970. Can easily get by on a single 7970 for the time being.
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