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Rombo Deadfish
17-07-2015, 02:09
I am looking to get 3 2560 x 1440 32" monitors: https://www.asus.com/Monitors/PB328Q/
For GPUs I am looking at 2 EVGA 980 TIs: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487142

The question is has anyone gotten 60FPS at 7680 x 1440 with this game?
And any other thoughts or recommendations would be appreciated.

E30_Hntsvl
17-07-2015, 12:33
I have 3 Asus 24" @ 144Hz. I get 60-72 FPS with one GTX 980 @ 5980 x 1080. When I put two 980's in, I get 60-72 FPS. Two 980's and I get stutter, no better performance, and they throttle back due to the heat they generate. None of my triple monitor stands handle the 24" monitors very well. The outside monitors sag, and its a constant battle to keep it all in alignment. 32" is overkill IMO.

rauf0
17-07-2015, 13:00
WIth 980Ti SLI You should get 100-110 in ultra + MSAA on 3x1440p. However I would recommend to go with 120/144Hz + G-sync/free sync. Zero effects like tearing or stutters, butter smooth gameplay.
I've switch from 32" IPS to 27" TS and absolutely love it. :kiwi-fruit:

jgaganas
17-07-2015, 13:05
I would say: grab one 980 Ti and a nice big g-sync and wait for the oculus release Q1 2016 ;)

Rombo Deadfish
17-07-2015, 13:21
I have 3 Asus 24" @ 144Hz. I get 60-72 FPS with one GTX 980 @ 5980 x 1080. When I put two 980's in, I get 60-72 FPS. Two 980's and I get stutter, no better performance, and they throttle back due to the heat they generate. None of my triple monitor stands handle the 24" monitors very well. The outside monitors sag, and its a constant battle to keep it all in alignment. 32" is overkill IMO.

I am hoping to be able to use the surround monitors with this: http://simxperience.com/en-us/products/motionsimulatorkits/stage4motionsimulatorkit.aspx

So I don't think that 27" is going to cut it. I have never seen negligible performance gains going from a single card to 2 way SLI, however going from 2 cards to 3 cards doesn't yield a a big enough increase to justify the cost.
Are there any 32" (Non 4K) GSync monitors available?

GoTaLL
17-07-2015, 14:00
I would go for ROG SWIFT PG279Q (or the current PG278Q if you are in a hurry) and a Titan X. but that's $3000..

Rombo Deadfish
17-07-2015, 15:08
I would go for ROG SWIFT PG279Q (or the current PG278Q if you are in a hurry) and a Titan X. but that's $3000..

For the SimXeperience motion simulator setup 27" monitors aren't going to cut it. I need to find a 32" (Non 4K) Gsync display. And 2 Titan Xs aren't out of the question, but would this game actually benefit from having 12GB or VRAM vs 6GB?

GoTaLL
17-07-2015, 15:34
then if you have space :)
https://pcdiy.asus.com/2015/06/asus-34-ultrawide-qhd-ips-219-curved-g-sync-monitor/

Personally i prefer a single card experience, so 1 titan x > 2x 980ti. also, on a 3x 1440p, 12gb will come handy

rauf0
17-07-2015, 15:39
Not sure is theres any 32" g-sync monitor on the market? I think most of them are on the way?

http://www.pcgamer.com/seven-new-g-sync-monitors-on-the-way-including-144-hz-ips-asus-display/

If we are talking ab. racing games, i never saw more than 4-5 GB VRAM usage with triple. Biggest in Dirt


res 3x1440p + Advanced Bleeding VRAM usage = 5.8GB

did some video tests on my yt

Rombo Deadfish
17-07-2015, 16:08
then if you have space :)
https://pcdiy.asus.com/2015/06/asus-34-ultrawide-qhd-ips-219-curved-g-sync-monitor/

Personally i prefer a single card experience, so 1 titan x > 2x 980ti. also, on a 3x 1440p, 12gb will come handy

Not sure how 3 curved monitors would do in surround.
I agree that 1 GPU is fine for 1 monitor, but in a full motion simulator 3 monitors make a much better experience and I don't think that 1 card can drive 3 displays well with everything turned up

Vittorio Rapa
17-07-2015, 16:28
This:

http://www.evga.com/products/Product.aspx?pn=06G-P4-4998-KR

...and this:

http://www.4gamer.net/games/047/G004755/20150601068/TN/005.jpg

Fanapryde
17-07-2015, 16:33
I would say: grab one 980 Ti and a nice big g-sync and wait for the oculus release Q1 2016 ;)maybe if you use a controller. But with a wheel and button box etc... I can't see the fun with that thing on your head for a few hours...

jgaganas
17-07-2015, 16:35
maybe if you use a controller. But with a wheel and button box etc... I can't see the fun with that thing on your head for a few hours...

I said exactly the same thing, till i tried the DK2 from a friend :)

Edit: And my DSD button box is already unmounted (as I don't really need it).

Fanapryde
17-07-2015, 16:45
I said exactly the same thing, till i tried the DK2 from a friend :)

Edit: And my DSD button box is already unmounted (as I don't really need it).that is a change... somebody NOT needing a button box...:D

Anyway, as immersive as the Oculus can/will be, it is not for me. I like some awareness of my surroundings...

Kingleo
17-07-2015, 17:37
My set up. Details is the sig.
Pcars is the only game I play that pushes the 970's. I get High 50's with the settings I want to run.
I am in the waiting queue for the step-up to the 980 ti.
I Know that price versus performance isn't there. (over $600 for a very small %)

On the Monitor side I am happy with these even though they are not g-sync.



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Rombo Deadfish
20-07-2015, 17:04
I guess that this is all academic until PC fully supports a 3 monitor setup. After all of this time and having the release date pushed back twice you would think that the "polished" release would support 3 monitors. Looks like my full motion sim build may have to wait until September now.

Rombo Deadfish
20-07-2015, 18:15
This:

http://www.evga.com/products/Product.aspx?pn=06G-P4-4998-KR



I would upgrade my SC 980 to 2 of these: http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=06G-P4-1996-KR

And go with NVIDIA Surround, once PC supports 3 monitors.

Silvio Camolesi
20-07-2015, 19:32
What is this g-sync thing?
And, is SMS scheduling triple screen's support sooner or later?

Rombo Deadfish
21-07-2015, 01:18
What is this g-sync thing?

Gsync and FreeSync sync your monitor and gpu, so that you never experience any artifacting or tearing during game play.

rooshv
20-08-2015, 20:37
yes freesync and g-sync is good, tried it a few times (g-sync, haven't tried freesync but I suppose they are the same)
here's the g-sync site: https://www.g-sync.com/

jeneric
20-08-2015, 21:51
Just upgraded to a new pc which includes a:

Overclocked Intel® Six Core i7-5820K
2 x Zotec Nvidia GTX 980ti Amp Extreme GPU in SLI
ASUS® X99-A USB 3.1: ATX Mother board
16GB KINGSTON HYPER-X FURY DDR4 2400MHz (2 x 8GB) Ram
500GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD
CORSAIR 850W RM SERIES™ MODULAR 80 PLUS® GOLD, ULTRA QUIET PSU

Playing on 3 x Samsung 40 inch TV's. Only 60HZ, but love the huge display. Overall, a great racing experience.

https://youtu.be/v9-BzCdlXpA

Fanapryde
21-08-2015, 06:44
Playing on 3 x Samsung 40 inch TV's. Only 60HZ, but love the huge display. Overall, a great racing experience.

Could you post a pic of this triple setup please ? Difficult to get an idea when in the dark. But it looks really great. How far are they away from you ?
I was thinking 27" 144's but, having seen your big 40-ers...:confused:

jeneric
21-08-2015, 16:43
There you go.

My viewing distance is now about 1 and half feet, as I moved them a little bit nearer to me, since taking these pics. The Youtube video shows the TV's current placement.

Be aware, you will require plenty of desk space for this, unless you are planning to use a triple 40 inch monitor stand, which will prove to be expensive. I'm using 2 Ikea tables, which cost about £40 each and work really well.

As previously stated, being TV's these screens run a 60HZ and have a 1920 x 1080p resolution, but personally, I much prefer the huge combined display above screen refresh rate and resolution. My fps never dips below 60 fps on ultra settings, so I'm happy.

This is not for everyone, but for me it's the only way to go until VR becomes a viable option.


https://youtu.be/v9-BzCdlXpA

MAARTEN
21-08-2015, 16:50
My setup today are 3 x ASUS 24 inch displays @66Hz with a single GTX980TI.

If i turn off V-sync i get around 110-120 FPS, but then i get tearing and stutter. I need to have V-sync enabled because of the limitations of the monitors and therefor my setup is limited to 66 FPS. So i will replace my monitors with 3 Acer 24" 144 Hz Gsync displays. They are expensive but i realised that if you want smooth image don't just buy a 120 or 144 Hz monitor, go with the Gsync or freesync models.

No tearing or stuttering no matter what framerate your graphics-card can deliver at the time.

With 60Hz my eyes gets very tired after some playing. With a higher refresh rate and more frames per second the image will flicker less and i think my eyes will thank me :)

Fanapryde
21-08-2015, 17:16
There you go.

My viewing distance is now about 1 and half feet, as I moved them a little bit nearer to me, since taking these pics. The Youtube video shows the TV's current placement.
One and a half feet ?? To your eyes ??
That is REALLY close. I'm pretty sure that would not work for me...

MAARTEN
21-08-2015, 17:28
One and a half feet ?? To your eyes ??
That is REALLY close. I'm pretty sure that would not work for me...

Do you think that is close? I'm half that distance to my 3x24 inch :) but yes he has a little bigger monitors than me

jeneric
21-08-2015, 19:12
The viewing distance really isn't an issue, as the screens can be moved forwards or backwards. I prefer the view closer as it adds greatly to the immersion. Feels much more like being in an actual car.

Never experienced tried eyes, due to racing with 60HZ screens. Maybe, I'm just not prone to it. As I said, this may not be for everyone, but for me it just makes sense. I love how the interiors, cars and tracks seem live size, again that really adds to the immersion. Smaller monitors just can't quite deliver that for me.

BTW, I always play with vsync enabled.

MAARTEN
21-08-2015, 19:41
The viewing distance really isn't an issue, as the screens can be moved forwards or backwards. I prefer the view closer as it adds greatly to the immersion. Feels much more like being in an actual car.

Never experienced tried eyes, due to racing with 60HZ screens. Maybe, I'm just not prone to it. As I said, this may not be for everyone, but for me it just makes sense. I love how the interiors, cars and tracks seem live size, again that really adds to the immersion. Smaller monitors just can't quite deliver that for me.

BTW, I always play with vsync enabled.

Thats right, bigger screens gets closer to 1:1 scale of the dashboard of the cars and it gets more realistic.

jeneric
21-08-2015, 20:14
Thats right, bigger screens gets closer to 1:1 scale of the dashboard of the cars and it gets more realistic.

Exactly.