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Im gonna be doing a new gaming build soon and im gonna be running 2 32" 720p monitors so my question is would it be better to buy 1 high end card or 2 medium cards

With that being said I mostly play games like WoW and D3 I want to run these on atleast high at 50+fps

Please tell me which setup is better and if you could recommend card(s) that would be great

Also I will only use AMD and im looking at 400-500 budget on the card(s)
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    One high end card is enough. I suggest a R9 290. Make sure you have a quality 650W power supply.

    You may be fine with a R9 280X:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Vapor-X Video Card ($304.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $304.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-09 11:11 EDT-0400)


    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 290 4GB DirectCU II Video Card ($399.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $399.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-09 11:10 EDT-0400)

    Or
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Vapor-X Video Card ($457.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $457.98
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-09 11:11 EDT-0400)
  2. There will be a 1000W psu and ty for the help
  3. Most games will play on only one of your two monitors.
    Gaming will be directed to your primary monitor.
    The side monitor adds little to the gaming load.
    720P(1280 x 780) is a very low resolution and it takes relatively little to run at high fps.
    I might suggest that a budget of $400-$500 is more than you need.
    A R9-280X @$300 like Suztera suggested would be plenty.

    I am curious as to why you are limiting yourself to an AMD card.
    The most popular R9-280X at newegg has a 25% 0 egg unfavorable rating:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121803

    The comparably priced and equal performing GTX770
    has a 4% negative rating:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130921
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