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Originally Posted by DimmyK View Post
Definitely 3D - the. best. looking. game. in. 3D.

Wait... Why cant you play in 3D surround with tri-sli? You mean to tell that 3 GTX 480 is not enough to get playable framerates with decent quality?
no 30 inch 120hz monitors yet.... dual link dvi doesn't have enough bandwidth for one thing..

My 3d setup is my optoma hd66. Also, you'd be amazed at how much 8000x1600 kills your fps (my bezel corrected resolution). I had to turn settings a fair ways down in crysis even with 3 gtx480s (and forget about AA).


Also, since I'm posting I figured I should say something constructive for the OP. I would call around local tech shops in your area. Find one that has a Nvidia 3D demo and check it out for yourself.
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I'd also suggest if you do get a chance to test out the setup to absolutely play with the depth on the IR emitter, because if it's set all the way up and you're not used to it then you're eyes will get a lot of strain and could cause you to get a headache. I'd suggest starting on the lowest setting and working your way up to reduce any ill effects.
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post #13 of 19
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I was willing to spend the $$$ for the monitor and glasses but buying another 460 on top of that is maybe too much. I'm gonna have to think about this...
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Well, it will run on 1 460 but you will not be able to have everything on high that's for sure. So if you don't like the performance of 1 460, just get another one down the road.
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Good point. I hope that SLi hack works on my motherboard
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Good point. I hope that SLi hack works on my motherboard
Now that's something I can't help you out with.
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post #17 of 19
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One more question about 3D. Should I worry about monitors that support hdmi 1.4? I assume this would only be a concern if I wanted to plug my 360 in or something?
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That would would only be a concern if you want to use the monitor for anything but a pc. I haven't done any research into the 3d monitors as far as hdmi compatibility.
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post #19 of 19
your mother board have 2 pci-e slots but it only support CF and not SLI...

their is a way to unable sli tough their is probably a guide on how to do it on the forum tough...

the easiest thing to do is selling that 460 adding the extra cash and trying to get a GTX570 or 580...
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