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I have this power supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341019
I was thinking about getting a GTX 295 cause my friend is selling his. It runs my 2 GTX 260's i am just not sure that it will run a 295.
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You could run 2 of them!!
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post #3 of 10
Not that great of a PSU but yes it would run it.
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post #4 of 10
Good psu from what Ive heard and yes it will power it for sure.
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post #5 of 10
I'm suprised nobody advised him to upgrade to a gtx5xx or a radeon. But I would get that 295 as well, you could always sli it down the road
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I'm suprised nobody advised him to upgrade to a gtx5xx or a radeon. But I would get that 295 as well, you could always sli it down the road
Im all ways looking for deals. $150 witch is %50 off the sells price is a good deal.
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post #7 of 10
Just so you know, a 295 is almost the exact same performance as SLI 260 216 cards ... only about 2-5% faster. Also, I hope you're not paying a lot for it, considering that it's only about as fast as a GTX470 + decent OC.

Other than that, though, they're pretty sweet cards. I rocked one for about 8 months back when it came out. Actually had teh dualie first, then bought a co-op. Did quad-sli for like a week, didn't care for it, so I sold the dualie and kept the co-op, as it was quieter, cooler, and OC'd better.
    
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Originally Posted by brettjv View Post
Just so you know, a 295 is almost the exact same performance as SLI 260 216 cards ... only about 2-5% faster. Also, I hope you're not paying a lot for it, considering that it's only about as fast as a GTX470 + decent OC.

Other than that, though, they're pretty sweet cards. I rocked one for about 8 months back when it came out. Actually had teh dualie first, then bought a co-op. Did quad-sli for like a week, didn't care for it, so I sold the dualie and kept the co-op, as it was quieter, cooler, and OC'd better.
Well i have seen SLI 260's compare to a GTX 285. If i get this 295 I will have one solid card witch will help with ARMA 2. Arma 2 is not that good with SLI. Hopefully even though the GTX 295 has 2 GPU's it will scale out better
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post #9 of 10
If arma 2 is not good with SLI whats the point in swapping it for what is essentially SLI on a stick?

You will get similar performance... I would sell the 295 and put it towards a good single card. Like 470/6950.
 
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post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by sabbathcrazy View Post
Well i have seen SLI 260's compare to a GTX 285. If i get this 295 I will have one solid card witch will help with ARMA 2. Arma 2 is not that good with SLI. Hopefully even though the GTX 295 has 2 GPU's it will scale out better
295 is a dual-GPU card, so your pretty much buying another 260 SLI. Only a bit better.
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