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is 560 gtx sli at 1000(core) enough for maxing out these games at a smooth framerate

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ok, i plan to eventually this year, first of all finish my build, second get a second 560, third get a 1080 monitor(not tv unless it can work 100% as a monitor and not have off colors), and fourth get the following games:

1.mass effect 2(again)
2.portal 2
3.metro 2033(purely for the demand it puts on cards)
4.crysis
5.crsis warhead
6.crysis 2
7.Deus ex(all of them if possible)
8.asasin's creed 2
9.assasin's creed brotherhood
10.dragon age origins(i will try to play it)
11.dragon age 2(if dragon age goes well)
12.starcraft 2(never played 1, don't want to)
Edited by phantasmor - 4/23/11 at 9:33pm
post #2 of 21
Two will max out anything on that list except metro. One will max out most of them.
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not metro? what do you have to do to get a smooth framerate on metro?

also, any suggestions? i haven't played any new games since 2007
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1080p with no settings spared? TriSLI 580s.

SLI 560s can get 60 FPS on metro, but the AA and PhsyX are both either going to be off or on very low.
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not metro? what do you have to do to get a smooth framerate on metro?

also, any suggestions? i haven't played any new games since 2007
Metro is such a crappy coded game, you have to turn off a couple settings like advanced dof and advanced tesselation. Then the game runs smooth as butter.
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1080p with no settings spared? TriSLI 580s.

SLI 560s can get 60 FPS on metro, but the AA and PhsyX are both either going to be off or on very low.
OK, this game just jumped to the top of my want list, does it really look THAT much better at 1080 "with no settings spared"
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OK, this game just jumped to the top of my want list, does it really look THAT much better at 1080 "with no settings spared"
Not at 1080p. But you said you wanted the games maxed out.
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Not at 1080p. But you said you wanted the games maxed out.
OK, i don't mind not maxing everything out as long as it looks as good as it will get. now, before this thread turns into a metro debate, more suggestions, please, like i said, i have been playing the same stuff since 07
post #9 of 21
Metro will need more VRAM than you can get with any amount of 560s, just get a 570, a 580, or one of the AMD cards, or turn down the AA.
You don't need two cards for 1080, just getting one higher end card will leave the option of a second later on when games become more demanding.
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1 560 will max all of them at 1080p.

expect 30fps on metro.

edit: actually 50+ on metro

im maxing it out no problem with my 460.
Edited by tyuo9980 - 4/23/11 at 9:38pm
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