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post #21 of 65
Don't spend $2000 on gpu's. Problem solved.

Put it in your kids college account or something.
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post #22 of 65
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@mth91 lol naaa gpus are more important
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post #23 of 65
I think that 2xHD6970 or 2xGTX580 is more than enough. And if you don't like their performance, you can buy two more of them anytime.
post #24 of 65
MMMMMM-EMMMORY BUFFER!!! God knows what kind of crazy resolution you want to use. But just an fyi 6970's can be ran in tri-fire. While I have no clue what you would possibly need $2000 worth of gpu for (NOT JUDGING !) be careful that you don't buy 4 580's and get memory choke. 4*1.5 gig of memory still is just 1.5gigs of Vram. 6970's have 2gig which is a little more on the safe side at the cost of slightly less power.
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post #25 of 65
what resolution? ask vega, he's the only one I've seen that has used both.

I ditched my 2x6970 in favor of 3x580's (3gb versions)...but that's b/c of my resolution

here's the original thread

http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...eyefinity.html

also please note that for extreme resolutions, tri/quad fire becomes null due to CF bridge limitations
Edited by yang88she - 2/27/11 at 3:27pm
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post #26 of 65
I don't understand why no one else has asked this... why the... why are you comparing a twin setup of a card that is weaker and cheaper than the card you are considering a quad sli for? is it a question of should you waste a little or a ton of money or are you proposing that two 6970s are similar in price and performance to 4.gtx 580s? I call joke thread.
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post #27 of 65
I think he meant 2x 5970s vs 4x GTX 580, but that's just me.
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post #28 of 65
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well i am calling this thread for the reason at crazy resoultion (for my job) i require a gpu that can handle out putting resolution that will blow your mind and i know having ram has a lot to do with therefore i am comparing 2 6970 and 4 580
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post #29 of 65
Buy 2 6970 and sent 2x580s to me.

Problem solved.
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Originally Posted by BadAssClocker View Post
well i am calling this thread for the reason at crazy resoultion (for my job) i require a gpu that can handle out putting resolution that will blow your mind and i know having ram has a lot to do with therefore i am comparing 2 6970 and 4 580
For work, add a 3rd screen...gaming also, go w.2 x 6970s for the 2gb of vram
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