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    Quote Originally Posted by ghostkillah View Post
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    Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 6990
    Monitor: 3 x 27 inch full HD Acer
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    Nice setup man simple but effective
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Yeah, but a 6990 IS two 6970s on the same PCB, so I'd expect it to be able to run that kind of setup. Dual GPU cards generally aren't the most stable of graphics cards either.
    didnt had any problems so far, and cant say i play very little

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    Quote Originally Posted by hiragana View Post
    Yeah to be fair they were pretty cheap, got them for £100 each i think. Though this was a while before i bought the desktop, if id bought them after id have probably done more research, ah well.

    Edit: GhostKillah you just reminded me i want one of those wheels.
    I still dont understand why people cut corners on perhipherals. It's the most important bit of the PC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    I still dont understand why people cut corners on perhipherals. It's the most important bit of the PC.
    The benefit you get from proper peripherals is hard to quantify in easily understood numbers, it isn't like looking at benchmarks between 2 GPUs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dimsumlol View Post
    Despite my absolute best efforts researching, this is ultimately what will happen if you don't know what you're doing when trying to overclock. Let this be a lesson to all of you that are on the fence about it. Hint, it's not worth the 3 fps. It took a week to get the smell out of my apartment.
    Personally I never understood OC'ing a GPU. The overall yield in FPS is negligible.
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    This term isn't far off, though it would need the word "scientific" in front of it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lockedout View Post
    Personally I never understood OC'ing a GPU. The overall yield in FPS is negligible.
    Meh, with a proper PCB you can get an extra 20% sometimes.

    Quote Originally Posted by n0cturnal View Post
    The benefit you get from proper peripherals is hard to quantify in easily understood numbers, it isn't like looking at benchmarks between 2 GPUs.
    Monitors are pretty easy to quantify. The tests are a bit more elaborate though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lockedout View Post
    Personally I never understood OC'ing a GPU. The overall yield in FPS is negligible.
    I don't think people mind getting a 20-30% boost in performance. I hardly think that is negligible.
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    Monitor: Samsung 23" inch monitor, 2ms, full HD LED
    Motherboard: ASUS Sabertooth Z77
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    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i
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    isn't sli 670 little overkill for 1 screen? apart from the obvious rig-killers like metro2033 there isn't a game i can't max with mine.
    Nice setup though

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    Quote Originally Posted by n0cturnal View Post
    The benefit you get from proper peripherals is hard to quantify in easily understood numbers, it isn't like looking at benchmarks between 2 GPUs.
    Pretty much, there arent that many shops around here you can walk in and see a game playing on a monitor and reviews are often subjective. Comparing benchmarks is easier than reviews for monitors or speakers etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hiragana View Post
    Pretty much, there arent that many shops around here you can walk in and see a game playing on a monitor and reviews are often subjective. Comparing benchmarks is easier than reviews for monitors or speakers etc.
    Meh, try reading them at www.tftcentral.co.uk . There are enough factors that you can check beforehand. Like colortemp/uni-lighting/ghosting/input lag etc. I based my purchase on their reviews.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    isn't sli 670 little overkill for 1 screen? apart from the obvious rig-killers like metro2033 there isn't a game i can't max with mine.
    Nice setup though
    Probably, but I wanted to be somewhat future-proof for a while.
    If I were to get extra monitors, I'd probably buy a third one for Tri-SLI. :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    Meh, try reading them at www.tftcentral.co.uk . There are enough factors that you can check beforehand. Like colortemp/uni-lighting/ghosting/input lag etc. I based my purchase on their reviews.
    Most of those numbers mean nothing to 99% of the people, and that is just when it comes to monitors. How do you quantify the experience of using a mouse that fits your particular hand/grip? How do you do it with a keyboard or a headset?

    You can probably put out some form of numbers to show on a website but nothing comes even close to experiencing it in first hand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by n0cturnal View Post
    Most of those numbers mean nothing to 99% of the people
    That's why they also explain them. I think the only factor that comes to play here is patience, and your background (how easy you pick up on it).
    Think most are overwhelmed by the amount of choice and just pick one and go "screen is a screen". And mostly get drawn in by marketing numbers like contrast ratio and refreshrates/ms latency. Things that are easily manipulated (dynamic contrast) and don't really matter for most. 8ms is still fast enough for 99% of the users. Better put the extra few bucks in getting an IPS instead of TN.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    That's why they also explain them. I think the only factor that comes to play here is patience, and your background (how easy you pick up on it).
    Think most are overwhelmed by the amount of choice and just pick one and go "screen is a screen". And mostly get drawn in by marketing numbers like contrast ratio and refreshrates/ms latency. Things that are easily manipulated (dynamic contrast) and don't really matter for most. 8ms is still fast enough for 99% of the users. Better put the extra few bucks in getting an IPS instead of TN.
    Wouldn't 16ms technically be enough (0.7 ms less than the duration of a frame at 60 FPS)?

    Oh, and you guy might want to take this to the chat thread in Fun Stuff to avoid the wroth of nwn, marest, tG et al.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Oh, and you guy might want to take this to the chat thread in Fun Stuff to avoid the wroth of nwn, marest, tG et al.
    Good idea.

    The thread is getting off-topic, the chat thread would be a perfect place to talk about this stuff!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncutshadow View Post
    I think heavy was a understatement lol ... :/ nearly broke my back getting it up stairs
    Haha I know all about how heavy a cosmos 2 can be bro. Case alone weighs 47lbs, add your gear you easily reach 60lbs. I think mine weighs darn near 80lbs though :x

    None the less, nice rig!

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    Quote Originally Posted by EllishaPally View Post
    Haha I know all about how heavy a cosmos 2 can be bro. Case alone weighs 47lbs, add your gear you easily reach 60lbs. I think mine weighs darn near 80lbs though :x

    None the less, nice rig!
    Its silly having abit of issues still trying to cable management behind the mb tray lol .. alot of cables.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majesticii View Post
    isn't sli 670 little overkill for 1 screen? apart from the obvious rig-killers like metro2033 there isn't a game i can't max with mine.
    Nice setup though
    I want SLI with 1 schreen for Crysis 3 120hz :S
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