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is the upgrade from 2 to 3 worth it? specially for 4k
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is the upgrade from 2 to 3 worth it? specially for 4k

how much is your cpu oc'ed?

i asked coz i have a similar setup and i think my i7 Sandy has seen its limit with 2 290s. i won't dare add more. i use 4K.
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is the upgrade from 2 to 3 worth it? specially for 4k

Depends on your CPU, you'd want an overclocked i5/7 to minimise bottlenecking on that front.

Also, the scaling is good on 2 cards, but drops off a nice bit with a third card.
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will i see a big difference between 2 way and 3 way crossfire? Using a 4k monitor and playing archage, on ultra i get 30fps with 2 290x not overclocked.... will i reach 60fps if i add another 290x?

Honestly I would just lower the quality settings. At that resolution you really shouldn't be running AA/MSAA etc. Set your settings on high with no antialiasing or post processing. You should be able to get 60 fps.

Graphics cards have not caught up to 4k yet so I would compromise for a smoother gameplay experience.
I agree with AA but MSAA doesn't affect performance right?
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is the upgrade from 2 to 3 worth it? specially for 4k
For 4K, definitely worth it.
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I want to join this club but have some questions.
My r9 290x will come from an RMA within a week.
I am using i7 4770 non k with 16gb of ddr3 2133
PSU is thermaltake 730w can I run 2x r9 290x in cf with a bit undervolt I am planning to sell my gtx 970 and grab another r9 290x cause planning to get a new 4k monitor.
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I want to join this club but have some questions.
My r9 290x will come from an RMA within a week.
I am using i7 4770 non k with 16gb of ddr3 2133
PSU is thermaltake 730w can I run 2x r9 290x in cf with a bit undervolt I am planning to sell my gtx 970 and grab another r9 290x cause planning to get a new 4k monitor.

Just don't OC youll be fine with 2x 290x on 730W
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I want to join this club but have some questions.
My r9 290x will come from an RMA within a week.
I am using i7 4770 non k with 16gb of ddr3 2133
PSU is thermaltake 730w can I run 2x r9 290x in cf with a bit undervolt I am planning to sell my gtx 970 and grab another r9 290x cause planning to get a new 4k monitor.
Your PSU +12V max power output is 672W. I think it's enough even without undervolt. No overclock of course.
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Are you guys finding a good 4k monitor? Everything I've read has been "stick with 1440p and a 144hz monitor for gaming because 4k is too far behind the curve ”
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Go a 4K monitor and run what ever res you want .

DP of cause . But I run TRI monitors at 1440p as the middle one is a 28" Sammy UHD 60hz refresh .

Looks soooo gooood .

For me 4K over 1080p - 144hz refresh . All day long

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