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Old January 14, 2015, 04:39 PM
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Hello all,

I am interested in upgrading my Eyefinity GPU (Radeon 7970 3GB) for The Witcher 3 and other upcoming titles.

I have my eye on the Radeon 295x: SAPPHIRE 100360SR Radeon R9 295x2 8GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 Video Card - Newegg.ca


I have a big question though. My 3 monitores are BenQ and all only have HDMI connections. At present I use 1 DP with a DVI adapter (active I think) and 2 DVI. (My PSU is 1000w)


1. The card I want has 4 Display Ports and 1 DVI...How can I connect my monitors to the 295x?



P.S: My Motherboard is the Asus TUF Sabertooth 990Fx. Enough space/compatible?
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You will need DP to DVI or HDMI adapters.
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Old January 14, 2015, 07:09 PM
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I believe your 1100T will bottleneck the 295X2 if ever you buy it.
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You won't have enough horsepower on the CPU to run that card. I had my 1090t @3.7 and it barely ran my 780ti.
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If he is running Eyefinity, it will be the GPU that will bottleneck well before the CPU can't feed it enough information.
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So....new cpu? Can anyone confirm the 295x works with DP>>DVI adapters?
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Old January 15, 2015, 10:51 AM
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Here is a Solution for a video card woes LMAO
GIGABYTE GV-N980X3WA-4GD GeForce GTX 980 4GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready ATX 3-WAY SLI GAMING Graphics Card - Newegg.ca
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So....new cpu? Can anyone confirm the 295x works with DP>>DVI adapters?
I personally don't think you will bottleneck all that hard.

And yes, it should work with DP to DVI adaptors.
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Thank you ! I'll post back
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Sky, the video quality performance between the 1090t and my current CPU was night and day. Trust me it will bottleneck. As soon as he trys to pull high res it will not perform to its full potential.
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