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post #11 of 22
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Originally Posted by imp0st3r View Post

SLI 670's, and stick at 1080 for best performance?

If you are looking at the monitor now. get the graphics card now, run at 1080p and let funds build up. then get monitor.
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I'm looking at picking up the ASUS VG248QE which is a 3240x1920 monitor.

No offence, but that's just a normal 1920*1080 aka 1080p monitor. Your gtx 670 will run pretty well at 1080p.
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Originally Posted by XanderTheGoober View Post

If you are looking at the monitor now. get the graphics card now, run at 1080p and let funds build up. then get monitor.

Well if the performance isn't going to be great, Ill just SLI another 670 and stick at 1080 for better performance.
post #14 of 22
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Well if the performance isn't going to be great, Ill just SLI another 670 and stick at 1080 for better performance.
might be a good idea to run 1080p a little longer anyway in hopes that the higher res monitors will come down in price in the near future.
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Well if the performance isn't going to be great, Ill just SLI another 670 and stick at 1080 for better performance.

that's a 'normal' 1920x1080 monitor but @ 144Hz, a gtx670 (preferably oc'ed) is fine with that monitor, just turn the settings of the game a bit down to get your frames up (preferably 100+fps average but 80+ average is enough to enjoy this monitor imo)

If you really want to enjoy your games with (/near) max settings and close to ~144fps you'll need to upgrade your card or SLI it.
Edited by TiezZ BE - 3/12/14 at 2:05pm
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I'm looking at picking up the ASUS VG248QE which is a 3240x1920 monitor.

No offence, but that's just a normal 1920*1080 aka 1080p monitor. Your gtx 670 will run pretty well at 1080p.

I believe he wanted to do a tripple monitor setup in portrait mode, or am i wrong? redface.gif
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I haz 670 ftw sli and 3x1080p although not in portrait mode

don't bother multimonitor gaming on a single GPU if you play hardware taxing games
if all you do is wow/dota2/cs:go then sure
if you wanna play DX11 games like BF4/Metro LL forget it...unless you're okay with low-med settings and maybe running at a lower res
     
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post #18 of 22
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No offence, but that's just a normal 1920*1080 aka 1080p monitor. Your gtx 670 will run pretty well at 1080p.

Yes it's 1920x1080.

Note that it's a 144Hz monitor with possibility to use the lightboost hack to get the CRT-like motion-blur free effect.
You will want to be able to hit high frame rates of at least 120fps+ stable if you want to take full advantage of the display.

So depending on the game, you will need a high end setup with a fast CPU and graphic card.

The GTX-670 will handle the older games. But will struggle in all the modern good looking ones.

More information about lightboost:

OCN: http://www.overclock.net/t/1473537/build-log-project-frostworks

BlurBusters: http://www.blurbusters.com/zero-motion-blur/lightboost-faq/
Edited by Hasty - 3/12/14 at 3:25pm
post #19 of 22
I would actually get a new monitor. Run it at 1080p if you really don't think you have enough horsepower for certain games. The ones you do have enough horsepower, crank it back up, and plan a GPU upgrade when the next series comes out.
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post #20 of 22
ok at first I was completely confused by the resolution you stated, then realized you're going to pivot all 3 monitors and put them together for a tall but not so wide panel. Just curious what game are you planning to play in the configuration?

anywho, the basic answer is yes a 670FTW has the juice to run that resolution in many titles. but the most important question for you is: how much VRAM does it have? my 680+ 4GB will have zero problems but if you've got a 2GB model well..... maybe not so much, you'd have to turn things off like AA completely as that's all RAM and not much else.

More pixels = more RAM and technologies like msaa, fxaa, msao, are all RAM dependent, even though the card has the ability it needs the RAM to throw it all pretty over millions of pixels.


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