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Planning my summer build, and I can't decide to get one or two with my new monitor. I know by the time summer rolls around the prices will drop and new stuff will come out, but I doubt monitors will change. Trying to see if I should allocate more than $400 to my GPU budget if I go with that resolution.
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a 4870x2 will murder games at that resolution
    
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Cool deal. No need to bring my budget passed $450 then
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You'll need to buy very nice speakers or a very nice headset to drown out the laughing that your 4870X2 will do at virtually any game at that resolution.

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You'll need to buy very nice speakers or a very nice headset to drown out the laughing that your 4870X2 will do at virtually any game at that resolution.

Well, I can afford a 2560x1600 monitor in my budget, but not that monitor plus a second 4870X2 unfortunately. I would do it in a heartbeat otherwise
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NO IT CAN'T! Are you kidding me? You're frikken out of your mind.

You sir are a fool for thinking that it can.




I'm joking. of course it can. ROFLMAO It will kill anything.
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I must be living in the stone age then. My 8800GT gets killed in a few games at even 1680x1050 when I crank games to max. Guess I underestimate it
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post #8 of 15
The 4870X2 is a very very nice card. It will do awesome at 1920x1200 (in most games, and even crysis it does surprisingly well. Just don't expect 60 fps solid in crysis or games that are poorly ported in which case no card does well haha). Just about every other game this card is great. I recommend it .
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I concur. I run at 1920x1200 as well. the X2 is very capable as this res.
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agreed, i do as well, and i beat the crap out of games.

oh, you can get a hannsg 28'' 19x12 for 350shppd at new egg right now..
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