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and btw to the guy who is saying pick up 8k worth of hardware ...why get so emo? Having no budget doesn't mean go ape on newegg like a 17 year old kid would. 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

Without speaking for that person's intentions, it can be frustrating to people to hear things like budget is not an issue because they know it's usually not true. It's just a common theme on here for people to say "no budget" or the like and then later on say "why did you recommend a $1k GPU, I can't afford that." It's understandably frustrating as accurate budget information is obviously crucial for us to provide accurate suggestions.
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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.

That's better.
Here's my thoughts on it. You can either get two 7970's, a single titan or wait for the 780 to see what the actual price and performance is like. Personally the frametime issues with AMD would make me stick to a single 7970 and getting another in a month or two when that is fixed, but not everyone notices the stuttering or just plain doesn't have it, so up to you.

You can also look into the 7990 as it is 6gb (2x3gb) rather than the 4gb (2x2gb) 690.
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and btw to the guy who is saying pick up 8k worth of hardware ...why get so emo? Having no budget doesn't mean go ape **** on newegg like a 17 year old kid would. 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

And back to being useless.
Here's the reason why I said that: People come in here all the time claiming that a budget doesn't matter. If a budget really did not matter then that person would just buy the best possible hardware and be done with it. Buying something practical like you said does give you a sense of a budget as you wont just buy the latest and greatest for the sake of it, you want what will do what you need it to do without having to be over the top.

Think about what you're asking for before you get all butt hurt about it. If you don't have a budget we're going to offer you the best possible, period, even if it will do plenty more than you're asking it to. Don't get upset when someone puts something out there within the budget you never set because it doesn't define what you want to do because you didn't provide enough information to give an accurate response. You quite literally said this monitor for gaming with any budget for the rest as I'm still buying, which you then were provided a response well within those means.

Have a nice day. The only response here that sounds like it was posted by a "17 year old kid" was yours.
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post #13 of 41
Wait and see what Nvidia release in a weeks time, if that doesn't float your boat, see if AMD have resolved their frame time issues in Junes driver update. Failing all of that, grab two Titans today and call it a day.

If you want to turn the eye candy all the way up in some recent games and keep 60FPS, you'll need two high end GPUs regardless of manufacturer smile.gif

3 & 4 way SLI or Crossfire isn't worth the hassle unless you go resolutions larger than 1600p
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your answer is really get a 7990 ghz ed. Or wait until you see what new GPU are slated to come out.

If you are able to OC then you shouldnt have a problem playing games on 1 30" 1440p monitor, but Xfire or SLI would be in your future.
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I'd avoid the 7990 until AMD get that driver into beta at least, but each to their own smile.gif
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Im running 2560x1600 30"inch monitor using 670GTX SLi and im running all my games on max detail. I guess the most graphical intensive game ive tried would be farcry3 and bf3, I play those maxed out with great frame rate.

Though I mainly play starcraft 2 95% of the time so im getting 100+ fps. I see no reason to go 2x Titans until I start playing games that require thst sort of power. My 1200psu is going to waste (for now) but I scored it for free from a poker game! Haha!
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It depends on the games you want. Might paint a clearer picture if you should go AMD or Nvidia.
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post #18 of 41
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Just ordered 2x Titans from Newegg. Let's see if this does the trick.
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Just ordered 2x Titans from Newegg. Let's see if this does the trick.

he was serious that he had no budget.. haters gonna hate
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Just ordered 2x Titans from Newegg. Let's see if this does the trick.

That sure does it. I have two of those babies myself, and they are monsters. They stomp everything @ 1440p with a margin. Problem is, I have to enable VSYNC 24/7 to avoid screen tearing on my VP2770 biggrin.gif

They should perform fine @ 1600p. Make sure to download MSI afterburner, or EVGA Precision X, to get the benefits from GPU boost. There´s some nice info on the GTX TITAN club too, if you are into overclocking. thumb.gif
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