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Question New Gaming Build: What graphics card needed for 3440x1440 monitor?

hueytwo50

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So I'm building a new gaming rig after several years out of the game and could use some advice on graphics cards and monitors.

Question: What type of graphics card(s) should I get for high quality gaming on a 3440x1440 monitor? Ideally, Ultra settings at a high frame rate.

I'm considering the Dell AW3418DW 34.1" 3440x1440 120 Hz Monitor but am certainly not locked into it. I play games such as Assassin's Creed, Battlefield, Fallout, Civilization, etc. I also do some photo editing in Adobe Lightroom. Budget is ideally $2,500 but could go up to $3k.

Also, any feedback on the rest of the build is appreciated, particularly the MOBO, CPU, and Case.

Build:
CPU: Intel Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($373.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H60 54 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($79.99 @ Best Buy)
Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($179.99 @ Best Buy)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory ($124.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($114.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 6 TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($165.35 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 6 TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($165.35 @ Amazon)
Video Card: ???EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8 GB BLACK GAMING Video Card???
Case: Corsair 100R ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ Best Buy)
Power Supply: Corsair RM (2019) 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($144.99 @ Best Buy)
Optical Drive: LG WH16NS60 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($154.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($108.78 @ Other World Computing)
Monitor: Dell AW3418DW 34.1" 3440x1440 120 Hz Monitor ($1199.95 @ Amazon)
Total: $2868.35
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-06-11 13:33 EDT-0400
 

Juan_Bijero

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So I'm building a new gaming rig after several years out of the game and could use some advice on graphics cards and monitors.

Question: What type of graphics card(s) should I get for high quality gaming on a 3440x1440 monitor? Ideally, Ultra settings at a high frame rate.

I'm considering the Dell AW3418DW 34.1" 3440x1440 120 Hz Monitor but am certainly not locked into it. I play games such as Assassin's Creed, Battlefield, Fallout, Civilization, etc. I also do some photo editing in Adobe Lightroom. Budget is ideally $2,500 but could go up to $3k.

Also, any feedback on the rest of the build is appreciated, particularly the MOBO, CPU, and Case.

Build:
CPU: Intel Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($373.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H60 54 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($79.99 @ Best Buy)
Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($179.99 @ Best Buy)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory ($124.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($114.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 6 TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($165.35 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 6 TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($165.35 @ Amazon)
Video Card: ???EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8 GB BLACK GAMING Video Card???
Case: Corsair 100R ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ Best Buy)
Power Supply: Corsair RM (2019) 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($144.99 @ Best Buy)
Optical Drive: LG WH16NS60 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($154.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($108.78 @ Other World Computing)
Monitor: Dell AW3418DW 34.1" 3440x1440 120 Hz Monitor ($1199.95 @ Amazon)
Total: $2868.35
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-06-11 13:33 EDT-0400
1440P @ 120hz is a maximum of 120 fps. Check out Gamers Nexus on youtube. You could switch out the i7 and over-clock an i5 10600 @5.1 Ghz resulting in better performance then save more money for the 2080 TI.
 

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