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post #11 of 21
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Originally Posted by Defoler View Post
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.
You can't do Surround with 4way SLI though
post #12 of 21
Sadly the main fault with all high end Nvidia card is the lack of VRAM

I Ran 3 screen in surround as a test..

i found that i could max alot of games..

but not Metro 2033 and Crysis...

still... they were all close 2 max...

and surround visions is that good.. with 3d vision added it is even better...

yes you have to lower your graphics a bit...

but it is worth it to be truly emeritus in the game
post #13 of 21
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ok, so with not physx or high demand games, sli 570's will be able to max out or close settings on 3 screens? Also on 1 screen comparison is sli 570s better or 6950 cf unlocked. I thought 6950 unlocked were closer to 580's, but when all overclock ability is over who wins?
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post #14 of 21
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ok, so with not physx or high demand games, sli 570's will be able to max out or close settings on 3 screens? Also on 1 screen comparison is sli 570s better or 6950 cf unlocked. I thought 6950 unlocked were closer to 580's, but when all overclock ability is over who wins?
It's all about the resolution at 1920x1200 GTX 570 sli is better but once you go aboves this resoliution it just staves on VRAM. If only nvidia made 2gb gtx 570/580 .
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post #15 of 21
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You can't do Surround with 4way SLI though
Actually, you can since 266 drivers.

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so 6950 cf best for 3 monitors? and sli 570 best for 1
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-_- 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.
What the bloody chuff are you on about?

I never said the 5970 was a bad card, was merely stating the next dual GPU card to take over from the 5970 on ATI/AMD's side is the 6990.
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so 6950 cf best for 3 monitors? and sli 570 best for 1
If you absolutly have to upgrade to triple screens now, go for 3 gtx 580s.
    
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Get two of the 3GB GTX 580's?
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I'm doing fine with two 470's. Still running through my games to see what each do. Mafia II ran just fine all maxed out @ 5760x1080.
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