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Windows 7: Looking for a new card

20 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Looking for a new card

Hello all!
I am looking for a new card (Current one is ATI Radeon HD 5770). I am looking for 2 GB+ and supports 3 monitors (and is made too, this one just barley does and it doesn't always work well). If possible I would like NVIDIA, I have had much better experience with them but I can still deal with ATI.
It also must be the same PCI type as the 5770 (PCI Express 16 Pin I believe)

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20 Oct 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

3 monitors on a single card, then AMD is your only option as Nvidia hasn't released one that does yet. You want more than 2 monitors with Nvidia you're going to need two cards.
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20 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

What would you recommend?

Do you think this will suit my needs?
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20 Oct 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Yes that card would. I am running that card and it performs excellent. For example in Crysis 2 with dx11 patch and hi res textures enabled, at full hd res with settings on ultra I'm getting on average 45-50 fps. So for gaming it's excellent and it does support 3 monitors...

A times I have connected my 52" LCD tv to the card in addition to my dual monitor setup with no hiccups
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21 Oct 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Sounds like the card for me! Thanks - I'll probably order it next month sometime.
I'm assuming I will have to remove all traces of 5770 driver before I install the new one correct?
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21 Oct 2011   #6

Windows 7 Pro 64

I have the 6950 and it rocks
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