Originally Posted by pioneerisloud
So many things wrong with that machine....
- That i7 won't do 5.2GHz stable, unless it is literally a GOLDEN chip.
- ECS board...you'll be lucky to break 4.5 if that, and even then that board won't last long.
- Why did you get a 512GB SSD drive? Your OS and most used apps can't POSSIBLY be that big.
- Seagate mechanical drives? Seriously?
- 16GB of RAM, yeah that CPU isn't going to clock very far with such a load on the IMC. I have issues with 8GB.
- 1500w PSU, on a machine that would run perfectly content on an 850w? Mkay....
- And finally, you're going to really dislike crossfire after this. Dual GPU cards are never the best idea unless its the ONLY idea that will work.
To answer the issue at hand...
Tri Fire 6970's (essentially what this is) should handle your planned resolution fine for gaming. You may or may not experience microstutter, and if the game doesn't support crossfire, well tough...due to the dual GPU card.
I agree with this... If your going with a dual GPU card... leave it at that. Having the other for Tri fire... is pointless and you wont see the performance gain from it. So either do Crossfire 6970's or one 6990.
IMO you went way too large for screens unless you were doing 5 in portrait. For landscape. 24 is about the limit to feel immersive and not be overwhelming.
There comes a point when 'go big or go home' is just a bit too much to keep the Epeen.
I would suggest you check out the links in my sig for better information of those that have actually set up systems for EyeFinity (me being one of them) and see for yourself what people are liking and disliking.