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So with all these new cards, whats my best bet for 3x 1080p

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Been checking out all these new cards and I am thinking about going back to a 3x 1080p setup and trying to figure out whats the most cost effective setup to get around 60fps at 5760x1080

I really liked the GTX 1060 but not being able to SLI it rules that out

Could do 2x RX 480's (the third party ones looking pretty promising) or I was thinking maybe a single GTX 1070 for now and then could add another down the road


I suppose a third option would be to buy a second R9 390 8GB but they are crazy power hungry compared to any of the above cards so I'm not sure I want to do that.


Thoughts?
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Wait for 490.
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I was only truly happy with my triple screens with two Titan X cards. I run into VRAM issues with everything else. I have a handful of games that can get up to around 8-10GB usage. The twin TX setup is the first of many setups I have had that allowed compromised gaming at 5760x1080. It's nice to be able to max out pretty much all games and still stay around 60fps, or better with less demanding titles.
 
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post #4 of 5
Single 1080 maybe. With the 1070, you might find it lacking still and go with two. I've tried 1070 SLI with surround and it gave me a headache playing BF4. Not good. That was before the driver that was supposed to fix the dpc latency issue.
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3x1080p has almost the pixel count of 4K resolution (basically, it's 3K). The GTX 1080 is the cheapest card that can do 4K at 60 FPS in most games, so that'll be your best bet for your setup.
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