Voldenuit wrote:For me the higher resolution (and working space) of a 1440p monitor is more important than getting better framerates on my GTX 760, but then I only spend maybe 10-15% of my PC time gaming (your priorities might differ). For the odd game that my GPU isn't man enough to play at 1440p, I'm not too fussed with playing at a non-native res and getting some scaling artefacts. But it depends on your priorities.
A 270X (or 270 at 270X clockspeeds) should be able to play most mainstream games at 1440p with detail levels turned down to High, turning off AA, and/or disabling some special effects.
A decent monitor will last you through several GPU upgrades, so I'd rather get the 1440p monitor now than a 1080p one and regret it later when you upgrade to a more powerful GPU in the future.
ALiLPinkMonster wrote:That's a good point. I didn't really plan on upgrading for two years or so, but that resolution is so tantalizing to me. If I end up not happy with the performance, I can always sell my 270 and replace it with something faster. I got it for relatively cheap anyway.
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