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if your going triple monitor setup go with sli 580's, I had tri-sli 470's, they constantly run out of video memory because of such a high resolution, finally had to sell them off and grab two 580's which perform just as well, and are much quieter while generating much less heat (71c max on both cards overclocked)
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unlock your cards bro. You will need that 2GB memory buffer for your resolution...
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the 2 GB VRAM of the HD 6950s will be better for multi mon than the 1.2 GB of the GTX 570. beside, it's basically a side grade not an upgrade.
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