Here is the damage so far:
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter - $11.99
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor - $19.99
Outlast - $9.99
Wolfenstein: The New Order - $20.39
TOTAL = $62.36
Might wait for the big Christmas sale for these unless they drop below $20:
1.250 volts (1.613 Mem)
Type of Card
Sapphire HD7970 Dual-X OC with Boost
MSI Afterburner 3.0.0. Beta 10
Valley Extreme HD 1920x1080p without artifacts
30 minutes of Metro Last light 1920x1080p Very High with 2xSSAO without artifacts...
Was going to wait for the 8xxx series, but this is tempting.
Would a 7950 suffice for me? I play at 1920x1200 (sometimes 1920x1080) on a 27" screen. Or just get a 7970 and leave no doubt about maxing out everything :)
I un-installed it. What I missed most was the lack of synergy between classes. To give one example, in d2 you could have a pally with concentration aura, another one with fanaticism, necro curse with amp damage...this made it ridiculously fun to chop through enemies. They didn't need to make...
This thing was a beast and still has a bite :)
I've been using the sapphire 5870 for about 3 years now. Left it at stock. No issues at all. To my surprise, it even let me play metro 2033 (advanced dof off, everything else on) and crysis 2 with fraps at 1920x1080 on a 27" monitor. Last thing...
I don't have the beta. I'm just reading the forums when I can. Something I loved about D2 was the synergies between different classes and aura stacking: For example:
Paladin 1 = Concentration aura
Paladin 2 = Fanaticism aura
+Might Aura from act 2 hireling
Necromancer = Amplify Damage...
I installed skyrim a couple of days ago and have done nothing but mods for the past couple of days (most of the top 100 on skyrimnexus and tweaks from [h] and that nvidia tweak page).
The screenshot below shows what it currently looks like and I'm very pleased with the results. This is on...