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decent video card for gaming on 2x 25" 1920x1080 monitors?

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  1. TheGrapist

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    I'm going to buy 2 25" i-inc 1920x1080 monitors next week and at the moment i only have a gts 450 what video card would i need to game on these at medium-high specs on l4d2,BC2 etc.
    i'd appreciate it if suggestions were in my budget of $160+a gts 450
     
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    bump,anyone?
     
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    2 monitors for gaming is total FAIL.........think about it,where would the crosshair be?
     
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    ^^^THIS

    You will need atleast 3 monitors to enjoy multi-monitor gaming.

    And with that if your only going to want one card then id get a HD6970. If you are going to run two cards? GTX560ti SLI??

    If you go nvidia you need two cards to run more then 2 monitors.
     
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    good point.....i do have another i-inc 25" but my brother is currently using it,If i were to use that one as well what would i need?
     
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    3 monitors is much much better for gaming since it depicts a much more realistic FOV and you have the crosshair in the middle :laugh: for something like that 2 gtx70s in SLI should be able to run that high resolution.
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    GTX470/570 doesn't have enough ram.:mad:


    Need 1.5GB vram or more. Dollar for dollar, dual 6950's are the ticket.
     
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    i need to find some more stuff to sell :D
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    I dunno 'bout tri-mon. It's fantastic for driving games, but not so much for FPS, at least for me.

    6950 2GB...$269...don't both with 1GB cards. Even @ 2560x1600, 1GB is not enough.

    I only ahve one card ATM, so I ahven't playe with there monitors much, but hopefully soon I'll have a pair, and I can get it going again.
     
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    This.
     

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