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I took the plunge. I bought two gigabyte gtx 470s to go sli. Also bought the Asus 1920x1080 23" 120 hertz monitor with the nvidia 3d glasses bundle. I placed a rush order thru newegg so i hope to get everything by friday! I really can't wait to start playing games in 3d!! Will post pics when I get everything.

PS: I'll have a couple of (2 month old) HIS 5830s for sale on friday. Hope i can get $300 on ebay!
Edited by Zmanster - 9/15/10 at 2:40pm
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One quick question - Ive always used ati cards so i dont know much about nvidia; especially physx. I have an extra pci-e slot on my mobo, so do i need a lower end nvidia card like a gtx 260 (or lower) to take advantage of physx? Or will the 470 sli setup do the job?
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I took the plunge. I bought two gigabyte gtx 470s to go sli. Also bought the Asus 1920x1080 23" 120 hertz monitor with the nvidia 3d glasses bundle. I placed a rush order thru newegg so i hope to get everything by friday! I really can't wait to start playing games in 3d!! Will post pics when I get everything.

PS: I'll have a couple of (2 month old) HIS 5830s for sale on friday. Hope i can get $300 on ebay!
Don't put a rush order on Newegg items, they ship from New Jersey, you will get it within 1-2 days regardless if you pay for the extra shipping.

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One quick question - Ive always used ati cards so i dont know much about nvidia; especially physx. I have an extra pci-e slot on my mobo, so do i need a lower end nvidia card like a gtx 260 (or lower) to take advantage of physx? Or will the 470 sli setup do the job?
You can run your sli setup with physx, it will just use the sli gpu's to run physx I do believe. So you don't need a dedicated physx card to use it, but it wouldn't be a bad thing to have a dedicated card.

Also, Welcome to the club you will enjoy every second that you have 3d vision. It really takes gaming to the next level.
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Thanks for the info. Too late on rush order. It was only $3, so no big deal. Next time i buy from newegg, I'll keep that in mind though.
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post #435 of 3476
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Thanks for the info. Too late on rush order. It was only $3, so no big deal. Next time i buy from newegg, I'll keep that in mind though.
No problem. I dunno where you live in MD, but at least for me it goes from the NJ depot, to Sparks, MD then shipped to me. Normally when I buy something on say, a Wednesday, I'll get it either Thursday or Friday of that same week. Depending on what time I order from them. If you order before 2-3pm you most likely will get it next day.
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Im pretty sure I ordered before 2 so Im crossing my fingers! Tomorrow will be awesome! Actually I live near bwi so I'll probably get the cards and asus bundle no later than friday.
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Im pretty sure I ordered before 2 so Im crossing my fingers! Tomorrow will be awesome! Actually I live near bwi so I'll probably get the cards and asus bundle no later than friday.
Yea, you'll definitely get it at least by Friday then.
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Zmanster you should defiantely consider getting a GT240 for PHYSx if you plan on playing Mafia 2, BAA, or Metro 2033, among others. It smooths out the framerate and lets your 470's work solely on Graphics rendering. Plus the GT240's are cheap!
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Here are some pics. Got in late from work today and I'm not going to be able to set it up. Will do so tomorrow, though. Attached are pics for your enjoyment. I'll post info on my 3d experience tomorrow after I get the cards in and monitor setup.

PS: Sorry about the quality of the pics......used an iphone.




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List Updated.

Welcome to the club Zmanster.

I'm glad to see you got them today
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