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Originally Posted by invincible20xx View Post

a third 7970 would mean a mobo upgrade and a psu for you, i was thinking the same but then it felt like a lot of hustle trying to get a used mobo that supports 4 way and a third reference 7970 (like keeping things semitric lol) here where i live even though my psu can handle a third GPU or so i think

Same boat here! It's funny cause I had even convinced my self of what mobo and PSU to buy... but I was so young and stupid a few months back. tongue.gif

Mine was A LOT more expensive though, since it was going to require additional fittings and water block for the new card. So yea...
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Right now @ 1440p with current games even getting a 3rd HD 7970 for me is money well waisted. Almost all games i play i have to apply heavy AA to eliminate CPU bottleneck.
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post #13 of 15
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Right now @ 1440p with current games even getting a 3rd HD 7970 for me is money well waisted. Almost all games i play i have to apply heavy AA to eliminate CPU bottleneck.

cpu bottleneck with a 3770k clocked @ 4.6GHz ? there isn't much higher than a 3770k you know...
 
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post #14 of 15
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cpu bottleneck with a 3770k clocked @ 4.6GHz ? there isn't much higher than a 3770k you know...

Thats the point. You dont need much GPU power these days unless you option up for 4K or Eyefinity. I can play any game with no AA with a Heavy OCed 7970 @ 1440p.
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post #15 of 15
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Thats the point. You dont need much GPU power these days unless you option up for 4K or Eyefinity. I can play any game with no AA with a Heavy OCed 7970 @ 1440p.

my cards are reference that's why i don't really over clock them all that much just @ 1000/1500 for the sake of not going deaf in 2 weeks lol

think i'm still fine with 2 cards in a single 1080p screen even with that modest overclock ? no ?
 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Lite-On OEM M6S 256GB SATA III SSD Seagate ST3000DM001 3TB 7200 RPM SATA III HDD Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 2TB 5940 RPM SATA III HDD Samsung SH-S203N 20X LightScribe DVD RW 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair H100i + 4 x CM 120mm Xtraflo @ Push/Pull 5 x CM Xtraflo 120mm Intake + 1 x CM 230mm Inta... Windows 10 x64 Samsung UA50JS7200R 50'' 4K UHD Smart TV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Gigabyte Aivia Osmium Seasonic X-Series Gold 850W Cooler Master HAF 932 Gigabyte Aivia M8600 V2  
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
CM Storm Speed-RX S Creative SB X-FI Titanium Fatality Pro Edifier S760D 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound System Corsair Vengeance 2100 Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset 
Other
Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Gamepad 
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Cell Broadband Engine @ 3.2 GHz CECH-4001A Super Slim + E3 ODE Pro RSX Reality Synthesizer 256MB @ 550 / 650 MHz Rambus 256MB XDR DRAM @ 3200 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Western Digital 160GB 5200 RPM Seagate Expansion 1TB 5200 RPM USB3 Sony BD-ROM 2x Rear Exhaust Blower Cooling Fan 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Cross Media Bar v4.53 Samsung UA50JS7200R 50'' 4K UHD TV Dual Shock 3 CECHZC2E b1 Sony 190W 
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