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thanx bro..

How's surround?
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I really hope this was a good move because I really liked my SLi 448's and had them clocked to almost GTX 580 speeds, dang 1.25GB VRAM.
I have enough monitors for 4800 x 900 or 5760 x 1080p resolution but been thinking of 1440p instead.
I dunno.

I'll definitely be able to tell you something this weekend.
haven't had time to get the accessory display going or game.
was hoping to get to it tomorrow if all goes well.
I haven't even finished Metro 2033 and have yet to play Last Light.

any thoughts.?
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I really hope this was a good move because I really liked my SLi 448's and had them clocked to almost GTX 580 speeds, dang 1.25GB VRAM.
I have enough monitors for 4800 x 900 or 5760 x 1080p resolution but been thinking of 1440p instead.
I dunno.

I'll definitely be able to tell you something this weekend.
haven't had time to get the accessory display going or game.
was hoping to get to it tomorrow if all goes well.
I haven't even finished Metro 2033 and have yet to play Last Light.

any thoughts.?

I wouldn't consider 1440p Surround unless you go w/ something with more hp and vram. Enjoy your 1080p surround for now. With the 4k screens entering, you might see 1440/1600 go down in price. I would give it a bit of time and then go for it when prices start falling. Then, you can also look forward to upgrading your gpu(s).
Edited by wermad - 5/22/13 at 11:15pm
post #4934 of 8970
2560x1440 is a great res with pretty high pixel density and would look much more crisp that 1080p. But IMO if you are use to the extra wide aspect that engulfs almost your entire frontal FOV, going to one 27in monitor would feel very restricted.

You could always go to a retail store that allows returns (without restocking fees) to try out a 1440p monitor. There is Frys and Micro Center around me that allows this. I believe 670 2gb SLI would run a 1440p monitor extremely well 99% of the time, except those few times where the vram hits the limit.

If i have to go with only one screen it would be a 50in plus 4k monitor when the prices come down for the extra FOV and high pixel density.
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For one 1440/1600 screen, sli 670 2gb is plenty enough. For 1440 surround, I would go with more hp. Wait a bit and 680/670 prices should fall. Tri 680 4gb should handle 1440 surround w/ ease smile.gif
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1440p single screen or dual screens and not Surround at first..
thanks for the words..

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For one 1440/1600 screen, sli 670 2gb is plenty enough.
Not anymore since Crysis 3 came out.


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Even BF3 maxes around the 2000-2100mb mark with ultra presets @ 2560x1440 and 2gb vram could cause issues. And then mods is an issue to. But 98-99% of games should be ok. (IF YOU CAN HANDLE THE MINUSCULE FOV)
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Not anymore since Crysis 3 came out.


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Even BF3 maxes around the 2000-2100mb mark with ultra presets @ 2560x1440 and 2gb vram could cause issues. And then mods is an issue to. But 98-99% of games should be ok. (IF YOU CAN HANDLE THE MINUSCULE FOV)

Pushing those settings, figures. Tone it down and it will work just fine. I keep mine at FXaa and high settings since C3 is just terrible most of the time with anything higher. Metro plays much smoother (I haven't checked mem usage). Also, this is still one game (Crysis3), as you said, mostly everything else will be fine. I would rather tone down crysis 3 to make it run then to buy more gear for 1% of my gaming usage.
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I agree 1% doesnt mean too much, I was just stating how high it can get. Ok back to topic. smile.gif
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Metro LL is my favorite. I never really grew fond of Crys 3. I did luv Crysis 2 enough to ignore Crysis 1/WH biggrin.gif
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