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I'm not sure you understand that Metro isn't really a great game. It's really just a benchmark that you can play. To get metro to play at a solid 60fps, requires blowing a crap ton of money and for what? A few hours till you finish it and then you'll never play it again except to run benches to post online? You have to really wonder why everything plays like crap on Metro, is it really that demanding or is it really just that badly coded? In fact, nothing runs Metro great at max res like it's written into the code, bwahaha Metro pwns you mode enabled.

A single 580 runs just about every other game easily.
I do indeed understand that about Metro. Four years ago I ran into the same situation with Crysis and built my rig solely around maxxing that game. Once done, I knew there wouldn't be another game for the next few years that would be that demanding. Now, 4 years later, only GTA4 and Metro are the only two I can't play above HIGH settings..
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i7-2600K and dual 6950's or 570's.3 cards is a waste.A single card would be more than enough though,and much more stable as far as drivers are concerned.
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