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Best bang for buck card for surround or eyefinity

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I just picked up my 3rd monitor (3 AOC I2269VW) and I am looking for a card to drive them in either surround or eyefinity (depending on weather I go nvidia or amd). Right now I have an evga 760 SC 2gb which plays my older games ok, but I know that with the 2gb frame buffer it will suffer with new titles if it plays them at all. I can spend 300 + shipping max. Looking for some help.




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Don't have much time to comment as making my dinner, but I'd go for this.

Edit: I'd also consider selling your current card, probably get around $110 if it is in good condition, put that to your budget and get a GTX 980.

It is a stretch of your budget by small amounts, but it'd be totally worth it.

GL
Edited by Roxborough - 9/23/15 at 12:43pm
    
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After reading some I ended up going with an evga gtx 970 sc. With ati and eyefinity from what I read you have to have one monitor hooked up via display port and none of my monitors have display port. You can get around this by getting an active display port adapter but that's more money that I have to spend. The 970 seems to have positive reviews so we will see how it goes. I can always return and change out for something else if this does not work. I appreciate the input!
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