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"gpu cards since the ram is really half of what is stated"

half for each core
its the same as buying two 1 core graphics card the memory doesnt add UP.

I would go with EVGA GTX680 4GB.


I am only playing on 1 1080p monitor and I am pissed I didnt go with EVGA 3GB version at the time (1.5GB sounds like allot back then) but now it will realy hurt my performance to upgrade into 3 monitors setup frown.gif

3GB 7970 is fine for today but at the reolution you want to play at you would want 4GB .

or wait out for the GTX780 I heared it will have more memory and then EVGA will make a double memory virson of that if you need


or if you got unlimited budget just go with a titan wink.gif
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Good choice, two Titans in SLI are a monster.
 
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2x titans are on there way. Now just waiting for 3x 30'' 2500x1600 that i ordered from ebay. Let's see what happens.
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2x titans are on there way. Now just waiting for 3x 30'' 2500x1600 that i ordered from ebay. Let's see what happens.

You should put your rig in the rig builder below in your signature.
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SLI GTX 780's is your best bet if they most recent rumors are true.  Only another week or two wait (depending on availability)

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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

Monitor shouldn't take that long. My Korean 27 inch got to me within 3 days of ordering! Depends on seller/shippers though
   
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2x titans are on there way. Now just waiting for 3x 30'' 2500x1600 that i ordered from ebay. Let's see what happens.

If you did actually get 3 30" monitors (what brand?), 2 x Titans will NOT be enough to max out games on that high of a resolution. I would say you need at least 3x Titans. I run 4x Titans. There is another guy on this forum with the same monitor setup as mine and also has 4x Titans. Yet another guy has the same monitor setup but runs 3x Titans. If you're going with one 30" monitor, 2x Titans would be okay but I'd still say get 3x Titans to really be 'safe'.

Good luck and nice to see others get high resolution stuff! Surround is the way to go!! thumb.gif
     
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post #28 of 41
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2x titans are on there way. Now just waiting for 3x 30'' 2500x1600 that i ordered from ebay. Let's see what happens.

3 x 1600p? That´s awesome! thumb.gif

But for maxing everything out @ that setup, I´d say better get two more TITANs, and just to be safe, the best six core intel CPU, and the best MOBO out there for optimal bandwith (PCiE 3.0 x8 for each card, or PCiE 2.0 x16, but I dunno if such a MOBO exists).

Also, be prepared for serious driver headaches due to poor support for 3 and 4 GPUs. In some games you may even get negative scaling, having two disable one or two GPUs.

It´s either that, or tweak settings, low them a bit, sacrifice AA so you can get a smooth framerate @ 7860x1600.
Edited by Devnant - 5/17/13 at 6:02am
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Hmmm

For maxing everything out @ that setup, I´d say better get two more TITANs, the best six core intel CPU, and the best MOBO out there for optimal bandwith (PCiE 3.0 x8 for each card, or PCiE 2.0 x16, but I dunno if such a MOBO exists).

Funny how I mentioned that in the 7th post and his reply was that I was going "ape ****" on it. Mentioned a board that can do 4x PCIe 3.0 x16, probably a tad bit overkill on the CPU but the 3930k isn't too far behind any ways. Though it clearly is the best choice for maxing out triple screens, scaling after 2 cards isn't amazing sure, but in some games it is the difference between playable frames and unplayable at that resolution.
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Funny how I mentioned that in the 7th post and his reply was that I was going "ape ****" on it. Mentioned a board that can do 4x PCIe 3.0 x16, probably a tad bit overkill on the CPU but the 3930k isn't too far behind any ways. Though it clearly is the best choice for maxing out triple screens, scaling after 2 cards isn't amazing sure, but in some games it is the difference between playable frames and unplayable at that resolution.

Oh yeah, just noticed the ASRock X79 Extreme11 can deliver that.
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