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Will a GTX 680 Tri-Sli or Quad-Sli run BF4 Maxed out at 1080p?

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okay guys I need help I currently have an MSI Twin Frozer 3 GTX 680 OC 2 GB. the core was clocked at 1212 and Memory at 7.4 GHZ on all 3 of them yes I was lucky to get a good batch for memory overclocking and it's a lil bit faster than 770 GTX stock. now the problem is will this be enough to run BF4 maxed out at 1080p with just 4x AA and run 60 fps? or do I need to quad-sli it? or get 780 gtx? multi-gpu thanks.
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okay guys I need help I currently have an MSI Twin Frozer 3 GTX 680 OC 2 GB. the core was clocked at 1212 and Memory at 7.4 GHZ on all 3 of them yes I was lucky to get a good batch for memory overclocking and it's a lil bit faster than 770 GTX stock. now the problem is will this be enough to run BF4 maxed out at 1080p with just 4x AA and run 60 fps? or do I need to quad-sli it? or get 780 gtx? multi-gpu thanks.

No one knows, but you should most likely be alright with just SLI 680s, depending on vram usage you might have to lower it to 2xaa
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I HIGHLY doubt that this setup won't be able to play BF4 at maxed settings with 4xMSAA or so, without dropping below 60fps. 1080p does not require 2GB of VRAM unless you're one of those crazed Skyrim modders adding 2.8 bazillion texture mods that cripple VRAM for minimal visual benefit (you only need 1.3 gazillion mods; 2.8 bazillion is just CRAZY!).

Those are very decent speeds you're getting, and the 670/680 cards respond VERY favorably to high memory clocks, more than any card I can remember from recent history. Well, you have to keep a decent ratio of core to memory speeds, but so long as you can get above 1200core, then 7-7.2k mem is a huge benefit; if you can get 1300, you're good to ~7.5k, and 1400+ is good for ~7.8K and higher.
My theory is that it helps overcome the narrower bus; if you can't go wide, go fast, I guess....
   
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