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I'm looking in to a solution to MAX games at 5760 *1200, eye infinity

The 6990 is almost 2 6970s

and the 6970 is about a 6950, if your lucky.

so i have three screens i'm planing on having 3 6950s in tri-fire.

as it would cost about the same as a 6990. ish.

and would this be the best way i could spend all my money?

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If i go water, extra blocks. what costs i am i looking at

i'm planning to switch the mb for the Asus MAXIMUS IV EXTREME when i switch out the MB
Edited by alias 86 - 3/9/11 at 12:57pm
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post #2 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by alias 86 View Post
and the 6970 is about a 6950, if your lucky.
not exactly sure what this means.



If your trying to compare your 6950s to a 6990? the 6990 was a bit faster than a pair of 6970s, so it would then depend on overclock/unlocked/etc..

If you want to max out that resolution (if its even possible) your likely going to need the latest and the greatest.

6990 quadfire?
6990 + 6970 trifire?

Your definitely going to want as much VRAM as you can get your hands on.


If you want to run that big eyefinity resolution, I think a single 6990 would probably be better for you than a 6950. The 1GB of ram on the 6950 is likely a pretty big bottleneck for 3 monitors.
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6990 + 6970 trifire is your best bet,
Or
6950 unlocked trifire.
    
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ok to clarify i think 6950 unlocked trifire would be as good as

6990 + 6970

6950 tri would cost 660 off scan where a 6990 is 550.

i would get the 2 gb versions.

pushing three 6950 is going to way out perform a 6990 and 6970
Edited by alias 86 - 3/9/11 at 3:09pm
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Quote:
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pushing three 6950 is going to way out perform a 6990 and 6970
I dunno about way out perform but it will be faster.
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For the water cooling you could get the Rasa 750 360mm set for about $160, and then purchase the full cover blocks for which ever cards you get which are about $110 each.
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I want your job
i'm a training in cisco, but i've no expenses apart from a cheap cheap flat! I had a gf but had to sell her on for this pc, best sale i ever made!


ok if i part with this i'll keep the h70 for the cpu, its does it jobs well enough

going to phone scan tomorrow and ask about the MB situation

then get them to price up a rad pump and res for 3 6950 and blocks FC.

those of you that water cool,

do you have any advice?
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