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Good day All,

I am currently looking 2 upgrade my GFX card and would like some input ...



I currently have the EVGA GTS 450 Super Overclocked Edition ... (01G-P3-1452)

I am looking to upgrade to either SLI or a single powerful GFX card that is in a decent price bracket ... Any suggestions or info on SLI performance of my current card would be helpful ...



Also, I may be building a second pc in the Coolermaster Scout case, the problem I have hit is that there is only 10.5 inches (267mm) of space for the card ...

Which are the best cards under 10.5 inches ... ...


All information would be greatly appreciated ...
Kind Regards.
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Single card, I'd suggest GTX 470, 480, 570, 580 or HD 6950 and up, no lower
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@ Hy3RiD

Ok ... how does sli performance compare to a single card ?? ...


@ Both

I am surprised at the ATI suggestions ... lol ...
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SLI can add 80% extra performance depending on the game.
GTX 560 Ti should be the best choice if you want to upgrade to single card considering the size of the card. OC it to 1000 MHz and you'll get stock GTX 570 performance at lower cost because you don't have to buy GTX 570 and new case
Anything faster than GTX 560 Ti might not fit in your case.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bima Sylirian View Post
SLI can add 80% extra performance depending on the game.
So would u suggest I sli for a fraction of the price or rather get a single 500 series card ??


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considering the size of the card ... might not fit in your case.
In my current tower I can fit a GTX 590 .. lol ... my second project has the small tower problem ...
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