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5870 X 2 With 24" Screens


I bought my self 2 5870s couple of days ago, i am running 2x 24" 1920x1080 dual screen. Every game i play i easy max them out to full video settings. I play games on 1 screen. I use other one for my desktop. Is 5870 x2 overkill for one 24" gaming screen?

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