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On some of the cheaper monitors it is just a "marketing bullet point", but LED is actually a great technology when it is used properly. Try watching a movie with a really dark scene on a regular LCD monitor, then try watching it on a full array LED LCD monitor. You will see a difference, plus power consumption is way less. Just wanted to address that...
There you have the reason for taking a LED.
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On some of the cheaper monitors it is just a "marketing bullet point", but LED is actually a great technology when it is used properly. Try watching a movie with a really dark scene on a regular LCD monitor, then try watching it on a full array LED LCD monitor. You will see a difference, plus power consumption is way less. Just wanted to address that...
That is true when you use LOW QUALITY TN PANELS...


The OP is considering 30" displays... Those are IPS... They are better with CCFL backlighting.

A regular TN panel might benefit from LED. But when you go high end, not so much... Only makes things worse
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how come 3x6970 vs 3x580?
should you not be comparing 3x5970 vs 3x580?

i.e. ati's best performing card vs. nvidia's best performing card?
you cant run 3 5970 cards. seeing as theyre already 2 cards each.
     
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It's 6970 boy who say anything about 5970? . Like you don't read good what?

I think I'm going with the 580.
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post #65 of 68
This review might shed a little more light into the topic:
http://vr-zone.com/articles/2-way-an...e/10585-1.html

Even though it is on a Sandy Bridge platform, but should still be indicative.
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*** are these shinanigans?OP 42 rep. Unique rep 5
    
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post #67 of 68
im thinking of trading my 6970s plus cash for 2 580s... then adding a third 580.
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Do you want to spend $1500 or $1000 on vid cards that either way will only give $5-600 worth of performance =P
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