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post #11 of 134
Do it! If I had the $$$ I wouldn't mind doing it myself with Nvidia 3D surround. Also, I don't think a single HD 6950 will be able to max out the settings on games like Metro 2033, Crysis etc, even with the mod to HD 6870.
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post #12 of 134
Quote:
Originally Posted by chieftex View Post
A bunch - I don't have a particular one in mind.



A single HD 6950. I'll probably be doing the mod that makes it a 6970. I hear this might be enough by itself - is that so?
I would try to get a little more horsepower. Any chance of you SLIing in the future?

One thing of note, I have been happier with nvidia's multi GPU stability lately (I used the 5 series and it wasn't all roses). You could try for sli 560 TIs
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post #13 of 134
if you dont expect to play max graphics a 6950 will be enough i play around medium with one 5850 and high with 2
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post #14 of 134
I can play BFBC2 on all medium 2xaa, 5304x1050 on a single 6870.

pretty sure a 6950 would be able to either turn up AA or settings.

BTW, i tried nVidia surround, soooo many driver crashes.... lets just say it wasn't all roses
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Do not deprive yourself.
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I have two things to say.

Firstly, you are ALL very bad for my wallet, and I will never forgive you.

Secondly, your comments about the video card are extremely interesting - as I don't think I will ever opt for a 2nd vid card, I consider that too much of an extravagance. Those among you who find it quite ironic that I would consider 3 monitors over 2 graphics cards are free to question my sanity - I do so myself regularly.
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post #17 of 134
do it... i did it.... low ram 460's ... heck of a deal, ive never looked back
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post #18 of 134
Quote:
Originally Posted by reflex99 View Post
Don't do it.

You will be amazed by having that much screen real estate.

your friends will be amazed

games will look awesome.

It is terrible. I don't even know why i went eyefinity.
Something is wrong here.

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post #20 of 134
Oh, how I wish I could go eyefinity, although going eyefinity on 2, much less 3, "50 plasma's would be ridiculous :-)
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