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So I already have one gtx 480, but I was wondering if it's worth $300 (my friend is selling his used one) to get another one. I might go triple screen in the future, might not. In Just Cause 2, I get about 30 fps maxed out with 8x aa. When I overclock to 850 core 2000 memory, I get 36, so I don't think I can oc much further. In Crysis, I get about 40-45 fps maxed. I like to have about 45-50fps for me to see the game smoothly. Do you think that for $300 another gtx 480 would be worth it?
    
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I don't think 30 fps in Just cause 2 with a gtx 480 is normal.
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30fps in Just Cause 2??

I've been running consistent 60FPS with vsync on, 16Q aa. I'm thinking that something just isn't working quite right in your system...

I mean, 2 should be overkill for pretty much anything out there but I totally plan on grabbing another one here soon as well.

Go ahead and grab that second one, but just be sure to look into your current "issues", something just doesn't seem right.
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hell yeah
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I agree get one more! And I also agree something is wrong with those frame rates!
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I dunno, the "Concrete Jungle" test in JC2 can be a real bruiser. With everything cranked up all the way (32XQ AA, etc), I only get 43FPS on my sig rig. If you're getting 30FPS in that test, but higher in the others, I'd say that's about right.
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Originally Posted by Bo_Punk_2.0 View Post
30fps in Just Cause 2??

I've been running consistent 60FPS with vsync on, 16Q aa. I'm thinking that something just isn't working quite right in your system...

I mean, 2 should be overkill for pretty much anything out there but I totally plan on grabbing another one here soon as well.

Go ahead and grab that second one, but just be sure to look into your current "issues", something just doesn't seem right.
note his resolution. 1920x1200
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note his resolution. 1920x1200
Yeah?

I'm running 1080P. 30fps is way too low, even at his resolution.
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note his resolution. 1920x1200

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