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Why hasn't AMD Opteron series server CPU's been added to the GD database?
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Just bought a Asus Rog G73SW with an i7 2630, and a GTX 460m, for a light gaming rig for my girlfriend for only $250... not a bad deal if you ask me!
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Thanks for updating me on this! Definitely will check when i go from 970 to 1070 :) And i think i will stick to my monitor im using now atm (phillips 21.5" screen) and buy 2 extra of that :) Thanks very much
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When out of surround view (nvidia) or whatever AMD calls their version of surround view you can choose whatever screen you want to display the game, and have the two others project your desktop when in borderless window mode. When you're in surround view you can have the two side screens show the desktop when in bordless while running at 1080p or lower resolutions
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I'd go all the way and do a triple screen setup. Point being because if you were to do a dual setup, crosshairs in FPS games would be split into two due to the bezels on the screens making dual screens worthless for gaming. If you're able to find thin bezel monitors I'd certainly recommend it, but it's not necessary as your eyes will adjust to normal bezels
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And is it also possible to have 1 or 2 screens showing the game, and the other one still displaying windows or something else? Also, you advice me to have borderless screens? or does the bars on the side doesnt matter that much?
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Thanks for the pro's and the cons. Would you advise me, if i want it to, to first try dual screen, or immediately go triple screen? Btw, is it still possible, if you want to run a game on 1 screen and that the other ones displaying something else? Continuing
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Now here are the Pros in which I find make it all worth it Pros: - More immersive gameplay especially when it comes to games that allow first person shooting, or driving - All screens combined provide you with an ultra wide view - More work real estate without needing to switch between tasks The main Pro I like is the immersion, it really changed my gaming experience for the better.
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Cons Continued: - Some demanding games may require you to lower the graphics settings in order to run games at a smooth FPS (anything over 30 that doesn't drop under is fine with me).
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@maramsp There are however some cons to triple screen gaming. Cons: - Cost of three monitors - Cost of powerful GPU to run three monitors smoothly for gaming - Side monitors can become a distraction for competitive gaming such as CS:GO, and most FPS's until you're comfortable with them - The bezels can take sometime to get used to .. continuing...
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Hey @maramsp I've been using a triple screen setup for almost 2 years now, and I could honestly never go back to just a single one. The extra screen real estate is what I believe is a necessity for work productivity, being able to work on multiple projects at once from video editing, photo editing, and audio editing all at the same time is a lot easier. ... continuing...
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Hey @maramsp I've been using a triple screen setup for almost 2 years now, and I could honestly never go back to just a single one. The extra screen real estate is what I believe is a necessity for work productivity, being able to work on multiple projects at once from video editing, photo editing, and audio editing all at the same time is a lot easier. ... continuing...
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Hey there, saw that you have triple screen setup. Was wondering if it has an extra benefit, and if it doesnt ask more from your gpu. Can you explain the pro's/con's please? Ty in advance
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Got a GTX 970 upgraded from a GTX 760 since the GTX 1080, and new AMD GPU's will be too expensive here in Canada for me. Was it a wise upgrade or nah?
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Yes it's fine, just try to keep movement of the PC case to a minimum to ensure no components get damaged
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GTX 1080 sells for $1000 in Canada, never been so pissed off!
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GTX 760 is a cheaper choice, but.GTX 1070 would be faster than them.SLI config can use memory of only one card.Also those SLIs will use more power to run resulting in higher electricity bill. I'd sell my 760 and save some money for 1070. Cheers.
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Should I get a second GTX 760 and SLI? Or wait for the GTX 1070 to release?

Gaming PC build GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition, Core i7-2600 4-Core 3.40GHz, 24GB performance review

This gaming PC performance puts its 3 key components (24GB, Core i7-2600 4-Core 3.40GHz, GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition) as better than 327 games from the top 1000 most demanding games of today. The hardware weak point in this gaming pc is Core i7-2600 4-Core 3.40GHz. If this bottleneck was upgraded, then the number of games (from the top 1000 games list) it could run would increase to 535 at recommended requirement.

This PC performance in relation to a popular game like Red Dead Redemption 2 is a good way to review its hardware capability. In summary, the best resolution performance for this GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition looks to be 1440p. There is definitely a great 1080p Ultra result if that is more your requirement, with it pulling 45 FPS, but you certainly can move up to 1440p where we see it returning 91 FPS on Low 1440p, 71 FPS at Medium 1440p, 48 FPS on High settings and finally Ultra gets 34 FPS.

2nd most popular game: Halo: Reach - To summarise, we are in the realms of who gives a crap, when looking at game hardware demands, because the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition card will play Halo: Reach at Ultra settings almost regardless of the screen resolutions. 4K Ultra will get 60 frame rate, 1440p can deliver 101 FPS, and the lower resolution of 1080p comes in at 132 frames per second. For interest the cost per frame rate would look like this - 1080p Ultra costs $0, 1440p costs $0 and 4K costs $0.

3rd most popular game: Cyberpunk 2077 - In summary, go with a 1080p screen res setup for the GeForce GTX 970 Zotac 4GB Edition. Then, when we look at the Cyberpunk 2077 Low vs Ultra graphics settings, we think it is best run at Medium setting or a bit higher. For comparison, the returning frame rates would look a bit like this - 1080p Medium 59 FPS, 1080p High setting: 40 FPS, 1080p Ultra setting: 29 FPS, 1440p Low setting: 57 FPS, 1440p Medium setting: 45 FPS.

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