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Help me upgrade graphics $400 to spend

Midnight

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Currently, I have a GTX 470.

I have 2x 30 inch dell panels U3011 and will be upgrading to 4x in the next few weeks. I only use 1for gaming but I want to support all 4 panels for productivity.

I plan on getting a new graphics card when i add the two additional panels.

Im not sure the best course of action. Im leaning towards selling the 470 and getting a 6970 2gb card i can get a 4x dp card

Considering this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-430-_-Product

but then again its about $65 more than a 2 port card.

Some things I am considering: 5870 2gb x2 but this is about $450.

If they ever went on sale again at $200 then i think thats a good choice but i cant wait for that.

basically, I think I need 2gb on the card to play at this res.

another choice could be getting another 470. but i dont think thats a great choice.

this will be going in a 2600k build.

thanks!
 

Castiel

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That Asus card is a monster. Review sites have hit 1100 core and 1500 mem with it. If your looking for the best card for the money that is indeed it.
 

Grooveriding

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That card is the best choice for you. It's the most powerful card that can power all your displays and manage to game on one of them.
 

load81

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Yet different needs, he needs a 4 display setup the other thread is about gaming.
Sorry you're right. I only read the title and gaming on 1 monitor part. So yeah 6970 is the best bet if you plan on playing multi-monitor.
 

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