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A single 680 will drop below 60fps @ 1920x1200 for me. Might be a slight CPU bottleneck (i7 920 @ 3.8GHz), but I think it's more likely the thousand-and-one mods I'm running. redface.gif

Sounds about right, I only have one texture client, WATER, and a semi demanding enb, other than that all item/location mods
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Been playing Dishonored a bit, although not in Surround as it's Unreal Engine 3 and I don't like to use Widescreen Fixer. It's pretty good, but I'm not a fan of the high bloom Unreal Engine 3 - plus, close up, textures look terrible. The ones you can read (posters and whatnot) are actually readable, which is a plus compared to some games (vanilla Crysis 2) but some building textures and ground look appalling. If you follow a stealth route, this is particularly jarring because you will spend a fair amount of time sitting in one place, waiting for people to move so you can sneak effectively.

It runs very well - not the most demanding of games - and load times are very, very short off a 7200RPM HDD.

Reminds me a lot of Thief and Thief 2... but with some supernatural stuff thrown in. And hardly any penalties if you chose to get stuck in. That's not saying you can't get killed if you charge in recklessly, but I've messed up on a couple of occasions now and ended up fighting half a dozen guards with swords and pistols without getting Game Over'd. I imagine this would not be possible on the higher difficulty levels, however - I'm playing on Normal.

I also hate rats even more than I did before. You know that some people have arachnophobia and modded Skyrim to replace the spiders with something else? Well, I wouldn't mind being able to do that with the rats in this game.
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So what i have now should be good for a 1080p surround setup using FXAA or no AA?

I'm running 1080p surround on two GTX480s (1.5GB VRAM) with no problems that bother me thumb.gif
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I'm running 1080p surround on two GTX480s (1.5GB VRAM) with no problems that bother me thumb.gif
Agreed - I'm running 5760x1200 on a 2GB 680 and aside from watching settings on some games to get a good balance between FPS and settings, I've been having a blast. biggrin.gif
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Sweet, my third VG278H is onboard with drive to be delivered. Quick job to bust out for a few hours then it's game on.
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Played a few hours of Crysis 2 and it was very fluid. A few scenes the game stuttered a bit but it recovered quickly. Once I have my loop finished, I looking forward to a slight bump in the cores to get a bit more out of my gpu(s). Running Extreme w/ dx11.


I finally got the disappearing ssd issue fixed so Steam and Origin will be going in to that ssd. Finally get to play BF3 and see how this bad-boy does on my rig.


I have to say Surround has been super pleasant and easy with the 590s smile.gif
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The hunt for a desk has started! Favourite games so far Need for Speed Hot Pursuit and Trine 2 both look amazing and run great in surround 3d. BF3 I'm loving but still getting use to not looking at the side screens. They are completely used for peripheral vision and it becomes disorienting if you try use them for orientation. All in all the sense of immersion is great.

Here's a quick test bf3 video I made, watch at 1080p.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrzbN5O0gFc&feature=share&list=UUo7YCLjSXScp2mf3WveRRrg


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Yeah, you have to train yourself to focus on the centre screen, and look using the mouse, as you would on a single screen without the peripheral vision. biggrin.gif

Added you to the Surround Users list. smile.gif
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The hunt for a desk has started! Favourite games so far Need for Speed Hot Pursuit and Trine 2 both look amazing and run great in surround 3d. BF3 I'm loving but still getting use to not looking at the side screens. They are completely used for peripheral vision and it becomes disorienting if you try use them for orientation. All in all the sense of immersion is great.
Looking awesome man thumb.gif
Couple things that helped me. Even with a big desk 3 27inch monitors on their stands are going to look cluttered. I wanted to buy a single triple monitor stand, but for 3 27in they are expensive as hell. I ended up buying 3 $17 swivel wall mounts and mounted mine. Frees up so much desk space as the Asus circle stands are huge!
pcside.png
Also if you overlap your bezels you have much less bezel gap between screens. Plus you will have a smaller resolution with bezel correction enabled. That will give you greater FPS performance. I know with 680 SLI you are going to need every drop of performance you can to get, to get as close as you can to 120fps in 2d & 60fps in 3d with triple monitor resolutions.
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BTW i love that wallpaper you got thumb.gif I find my self hunting for new 5760x1080 wallpaper all the damn time!

Triple screen in a heli in BF3 is the SH**!
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The hunt for a desk has started! Favourite games so far Need for Speed Hot Pursuit and Trine 2 both look amazing and run great in surround 3d.

Looking good bud thumb.gif
Grab the latest M$ Flight, that'll be nice on them screens coolsmiley.png

edit, I agree on the bezel overlap ^^^, that's how I have mine smile.gif
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