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I want to play on the highest settings for 2500x1600 ...which card can help me do that?

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Yamakasi Leonidas 30" IPS on ebay is what i'm going to get. I was wondering which card should i buy ?
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That is entirely dependent on your budget. I would say dual Titans, because no single card will work. However, triple 7970s or quad 7970s would probably handle it.
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That is entirely dependent on your budget. I would say dual Titans, because no single card will work. However, triple 7970s or quad 7970s would probably handle it.

Pretty much.

What's your budget and what PSU do you have currently? If you don't have a big enough PSU that will need to be upgraded and factored in as well. Personally I would say wait for 700 series and see benchmarks and pricing to see if that will fit and if not get a single 7970 and buy a second one next month after the CF updates.
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I'm in the buying phase right now. Budget is not a issue.
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I'm leaning towards waiting for the 700 series and trying 1 card out first. Then like you said add another to see if it makes a difference. 4770k should eliminate bottlenecking after OCing?
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Dual 7970 should be able to max everything at 2560*1440.

Maxing everything at 3x 2560*1440 is another story though. smile.gif
     
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Well since money is no object for you why stop at one monitor? Pick 3 of those bad boys up, grab 4 titans, an i7 3970x, and an Asrock Extreme11 mobo. Only around $8,000 total because money doesn't matter.


Pick a budget or don't bother asking what you should get because if money is no object you'll just buy everything possible.
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I'm leaning towards waiting for the 700 series and trying 1 card out first. Then like you said add another to see if it makes a difference. 4770k should eliminate bottlenecking after OCing?

I would wait 8 days and see what the 23rd brings, it's rumoured to bring a 780 based on the same chip as the GTX Titan. If the 780 turns out to be a bad card or doesn't come out for a while then I would go with a single 7970GHz and then wait for the better drivers in the summer to go CF with it, or if money isn't a concern as you've alluded to then the titan would be a great (albeit expensive) choice IMO.
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post #9 of 41
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Although my budget is not constrained I do want to build something practical. 3 monitors for gaming is useless to me. I'd rather have 1x 30'' and push 60fps+ smoothly. Good enough for me. Sounds like a 7970 might do the trick. I'm concerned about picking "dual" gpu cards since the ram is really half of what is stated.
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and btw to the guy who is saying pick up 8k worth of hardware .... I want a rig that has no issues playing games at that reso. As for picking out dual,tri,quad gpu setup I would try and avoid that for now because of scaling issues. I was just wondering what you OCers thought of. Sounds like i'll just wait till the 23rd....since i'm getting the monitor from Korea it will probally take that long to get here anyway lol
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