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Windows 7: Dual Screen, Dual DVI GPU vs. 2 Single DVI GPUs

20 Nov 2012   #1
moneybagman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 / Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 
Dual Screen, Dual DVI GPU vs. 2 Single DVI GPUs

Hi, I am building a new computer and I want to go with a dual screen setup. I was wondering if I should go with a GTX 670 2GB GPU or two Sapphire Radeon 7870s. If not specifically these cards, let me know what you think.
Is it better to have a single GPU with dual DVI output or two slightly cheaper GPUs using crossfire?


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21 Nov 2012   #2
Chalky Emultion

 

hi,

The only thing that changes is the graphics performance you will have.
Two Sapphire HD 7870s beat a single GTX 670, but I'm not a Crossfire fan, so I suggest you to get a faster single GPU, because a lot of applications won't use multi-GPU technology.

What you need to do with your new pc?
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21 Nov 2012   #3
Chalky Emultion

 

hi,

The only thing that changes is the graphics performance you will have.
Two Sapphire HD 7870s beat a single GTX 670, but I'm not a Crossfire fan, so I suggest you to get a faster single GPU, because a lot of applications won't use multi-GPU technology.

What you need to do with your new pc?
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21 Nov 2012   #4
moneybagman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 / Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

I plan to use my computer to do a lot of visual design with Photoshop and CAD, and I plan to use it for gaming. I also do web design and run a web server and Minecraft server. I plan to do it all from my new computer.
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21 Nov 2012   #5
Chalky Emultion

 

sorry for the double post...

I think a single fast GPU will be the best choice.
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21 Nov 2012   #6
RoasterMen

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

A fast single GPU will do the job....
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