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Will gtx 570 SLI be enough for 3 monitors?

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Im not sure even if i will use 3 monitors, but id like to have the option to do. Also, would 3 570's be better then 2 580's for 3 monitors or not? Whats best either way?
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post #2 of 21
It depends what games you're playing. Like if you're going to play crysis or metro 2033, heck no,but if you're playing stuff like bad company 2, or mafia 2, it should be pretty good, especialy when you overclock them. Three gtx 570s is better than two gtx 580s. I would though, wait to buy your gpu's. I'm waiting for kepler, or ati's next series until I buy my monitors/gpu's.
    
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post #3 of 21
3x 570's will be strong enough, but you'll run up against a memory wall with 1.25GB of memory - thus why I'm selling my 470's off for some 580's. You will be able to run everything at high settings, just 4X or lower AA
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so SLI 570'S, OR 3 SLI 570'S i wont be able to run max settings on crysis and metro and bc2 or dead space 2 with 3 monitors? I had 6950's unlocked 2 of em, but they arent acting right so i kinda want to go with nvidea. Also, when are next gen nvidea coming out/
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post #5 of 21
You won't even be able to run max settings in metro with 4x580s. Nor in crysis (ok, maybe crysis you can ).
These games are WAY too demanding to max it out at 3 monitors surround.

A couple of 570s should be enough for most games. But to most demanding ones, like metro, crysis or mafia 2 with high physx, no, most likely it will not be enough to max them out. Even 3 cards.
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Next year?
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post #7 of 21
Wait, save more money. wait until the next HD5970 comes out.
    
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Originally Posted by jdcrispe95 View Post
Wait, save more money. wait until the next HD5970 comes out.
5970? You mean the 6990?
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post #9 of 21
6970 at the moment is best for multi monitor, due to the extra Vram.
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5970? You mean the 6990?
-_- the HD5970 was total kick ass for its time, name 1 card that was better within the 1st 4weeks it came out..
just wait until the next total kick ass card comes out.
    
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