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Old 08-11-08, 10:09 AM   #11
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Default Re: 1680x1050: SLI 260GTX ir single 280GTX?

Originally Posted by Blacklash View Post
I tried 790i and it was like a crazy girlfriend. Up one minute and off for no reason the next. So no SLi for me.

For most people @ 1680x, I'd say get a single overclocked GTX 260 or GTX 280.

For the rest of the system I'd say; 4GB ram, Vista HP x64, Q6600 G-0, or E8400|8500, and P45, X38 or even P35. If you're an AMD fan get a 9850, 9950 and a mobo that uses the SB 750. They have at least one 790FX out now with it from Foxconn. The rest are GX boards.

Other alternatives for video would be; HD 4870, overclocked HD 4850 or 9800GTX+.

The GTX 280 is a good card. I only returned mine for a refund because of the very high release price. Also a single overclocked GTX 260 handles 1920x fine outside of Crysis all very high.

Fully agreed.
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