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I didn't know you run an eyefinity set-up on that 7870. I would definitely recommend a more powerful GPU then. the 7870 is a capable single screen >1080P card but for an eyefinity config I would call it quite under powered. A single 7970 Ghz at the very least.

would gtx 780 be a good pair with fx 6300
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would gtx 780 be a good pair with fx 6300

I have never ran a 780 personally but from what I have heard and seen in benchmarks it is a great card and should work just fine with minimal bottlenecking so long as that 6300 is at 4.5+
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I have never ran a 780 personally but from what I have heard and seen in benchmarks it is a great card and should work just fine with minimal bottlenecking so long as that 6300 is at 4.5+

ok cool thanks for help
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If you can get the crossfire to work on that board, I do not think the performance would be bad at all, because having plenty of PCIe bandwidth available and being able to actually saturate it are two completely different things. Still, the recommendations you've received are solid. Unless you already have a 2nd 7870 it would be self defeating to buy a second one with your system as is. A higher end gpu would offer the improved performance your after, single gpu systems are simpler (along with more GPUs comes the need for more PSU and increased airflow through the case to keep everything cool and reduces your real estate to add any other pcie adapter cards), single gpu systems offer potentially fewer problems (SLI and Xfire can be a real PITA sometimes and requires vendor support for the applications you intend to use it for) and lastly, the market for selling your 7870 is actually pretty good right now. You should be able to offset the purchase of a better gpu considerably. If you can swing a 780 or equivalent/better, I think you would be quite happy.
   
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If you can get the crossfire to work on that board, I do not think the performance would be bad at all, because having plenty of PCIe bandwidth available and being able to actually saturate it are two completely different things. Still, the recommendations you've received are solid. Unless you already have a 2nd 7870 it would be self defeating to buy a second one with your system as is. A higher end gpu would offer the improved performance your after, single gpu systems are simpler (along with more GPUs comes the need for more PSU and increased airflow through the case to keep everything cool and reduces your real estate to add any other pcie adapter cards), single gpu systems offer potentially fewer problems (SLI and Xfire can be a real PITA sometimes and requires vendor support for the applications you intend to use it for) and lastly, the market for selling your 7870 is actually pretty good right now. You should be able to offset the purchase of a better gpu considerably. If you can swing a 780 or equivalent/better, I think you would be quite happy.

ok i will need to save up for a little while but i hope it will be good smile.gif
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ok i will need to save up for a little while but i hope it will be good smile.gif

No problem.
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Will a gtx 780 be good upgrade over my hd 7870
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Yes it will be a good upgrade, even a 7970.
    
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Will a gtx 780 be good upgrade over my hd 7870

Hasn't that question already been answered lol ? Like I said before for that 3840X720 you are going to need 7970+ anything fitting this will be a night and day improvement over your 7870
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