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Was wondering how 5770 CF will do at this resolution with i7 950. I probably wouldn't even have to OC the 950 right? I have overhauled my rig quite dangerously this past week with the sales. I7 950 was $199 and 6gb ddr3 only $60. After selling old parts it was a pretty cheap upgrade path overall. How would 5770 CF at 1360x768 perform. I don't want to upgrade monitor so I figure two cheap 5770s for like $220 AR would suffice for most games, including CS Source and TF2. I got the 950 to eliminate any cpu bottlenecks. Also why I'm getting 5770s is so that I can hand down a 5770 to someone when I don't need two down the line. I'm hoping to play hl2 orange box and some bc2 as well. Maybe throw a little NFS shift in with max AA to try and stress these things out.
    
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At such a low resolution, most games are much more CPU dependent than GPU dependent. Even ONE 5770 will not be used to its fullest.

Get a bigger and better monitor first.
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Two 5770s at that resolutions will give you fps well over 60 in pretty much every single game out right now and some in the future. you could even stick to just one and youll be fine at that resolution.
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At such a low resolution, most games are much more CPU dependent than GPU dependent. Even ONE 5770 will not be used to its fullest.

Get a bigger and better monitor first.
That's why I got the i7 950!
    
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At your puny res, even one 5770 is quite more than enough. Another one won't benefit you anything. Get a bigger monitor first?
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Originally Posted by BigCactus View Post
That's why I got the i7 950!
My point was that there's not much point in getting a second GPU until you get a higher resolution display.
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post #7 of 13
Waaay overkill for that resolution.
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Since when is overkill an issue on overclock.net? Well I'm glad it's overkill then, because I want a lot of AA/AF with max settings.
    
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my i5 760 and GTX 460 (both at stock) can run BFBC2@(8xAA, 16xAF, high everthing) and it gets about 60-80 FPS minimum, i think your gonna be good with your setup.
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Originally Posted by BigCactus View Post
Since when is overkill an issue on overclock.net? Well I'm glad it's overkill then, because I want a lot of AA/AF with max settings.
If you want to spend money then spend money...but the cons of multi-GPU setups (micro-stutter, lack of support in games, etc) will bite you and be FAR more annoying considering the lack of benefit.
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