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This review will answer you questions. Best ATI CF and non CF/ single VS eyefinity benches I have seen.

http://www.widescreengamingforum.com..._Review_Page_4
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Experience talking here my friend. It can cut the mustard but not for all games. I had 1 and it did great for lots of games like World In Conflict, Couterstrike Source, Dragon Age (all had AA at 4X)...however, mass effect 2 and crysis, BFBC2 can't do it at 1080P they need 900P because they just don't have the ram. If i could go back in time instead of CF'ing i woulda waited another 4 months and gotten a 580 (cause AMD hadn't had it's refresh)

In a nutshell...if your not a H-Core gamer the 5870 can cut it in eyefinity but not if you're into gaming a lot and new games.
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Yeah dont do what I did and get 1gb cards..... im kicking myself for that one. The new 6970 is the route im taking.
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I can't afford a 2GB card though, unless I can find a great deal on a 2GB 5870. And I've already got one 1080p screen, just got it for Christmas.

So the 1GB cards won't cut it huh? Maybe I'll have to stick to single monitor then .
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
I can't afford a 2GB card though, unless I can find a great deal on a 2GB 5870. And I've already got one 1080p screen, just got it for Christmas.

So the 1GB cards won't cut it huh? Maybe I'll have to stick to single monitor then .
Personally, I hate having to degrade visuals while I play. A 1GB card CAN run MOST games at 6048 x 1080, but for me, low-medium settings aren't cutting it.
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Personally, I hate having to degrade visuals while I play. A 1GB card CAN run MOST games at 6048 x 1080, but for me, low-medium settings aren't cutting it.
Are you serious? My dead 4890 is working just FINE on a single 1080p screen. Every game I play I've maxed out and gotten BETTER framerates than I had before at 1440x900. The only exception is Crysis. I had to lower to DX9 and High settings, with no AA .

So a single 5870 wouldn't cut it for three screens?
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i am up to challange anyday vs 2x 6870 with my 5970

i say atm your best choice would be a single 6970 or a GTX 580
GTX580 can't do Eyefinity...
    
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So a single 5870 wouldn't cut it for three screens?





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post #19 of 28
6970 in eyefinity is the king of all whe it comes to high res and 3 screens. Look at the reviews.
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post #20 of 28
i use a single 5870 1gb to run 6048 x 1200.

It handles source engine games flawlessly. Runs bfbc2 flawlessly.

I have not tested it on very much because I really only play cs:s. But so far this 5870 has been delightful. I run it at 950mhz core and 1300mhz memory.



at 3x 1920x1200 anti aliasing isnt all that important. So you can lower the AA to 2x or none and get the 100+ fps in pretty much every game.
    
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