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Is is possible, and will it be worth it?

Would I see improvement in benchmarks?

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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Here:

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9692...b-460-1gb.html

I'll assume it's the same thing.
    
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Well with a 27 and 32 foot monitor, I think you'll need more than 3GB VRAM.
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Well with a 27 and 32 foot monitor, I think you'll need more than 3GB VRAM.
It's resolution, not size.

A 27" 1080p screen isn't harder to run than a 22" 1080p screen.
    
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It won't be possible, you're likely to be able to get a nice resale on your 580 to go to 2 3GB versions, would definitely last you longer with those monitors.

Also, DV9, he was laughing about the ' in place of " suggesting they're actually 32/27 feet diagonally.
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It's resolution, not size.

A 27" 1080p screen isn't harder to run than a 22" 1080p screen.
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It won't be possible, you're likely to be able to get a nice resale on your 580 to go to 2 3GB versions, would definitely last you longer with those monitors.

Also, DV9, he was laughing about the ' in place of " suggesting they're actually 32/27 feet diagonally.
Ah, haha, think I need to turn off my brain's autocorrect.
    
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It's resolution, not size.

A 27" 1080p screen isn't harder to run than a 22" 1080p screen.
You obviously missed what he was talking about. In the OP's sig rig he lists his monitors in feet instead of inches and that's what he was pointing out.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DV9 View Post
Here:

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9692...b-460-1gb.html

I'll assume it's the same thing.
So this is true? I thought so but was just wondering.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Booty Warrior View Post
Well with a 27 and 32 foot monitor, I think you'll need more than 3GB VRAM.
Yeah what card should I get? I cant find any that are good enough.

Quote:
Originally Posted by -Apocalypse- View Post
It won't be possible, you're likely to be able to get a nice resale on your 580 to go to 2 3GB versions, would definitely last you longer with those monitors.

Also, DV9, he was laughing about the ' in place of " suggesting they're actually 32/27 feet diagonally.
Yeah but they are 27 and 32 foot, its not funny I cant get playable FPS, and they get all wet because they are half outside.

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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Well, what resolution are the screens you're running?
    
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