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post #1 of 10
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Hi OCN members!
Im stuck on graphics card decisions...

which one should i get out of :
3X MSI GTX460 1G
or
2X Sappire HD6950 2G
or
1X EVGA GTX 580

I am kidda short on budget atm so.. yea

Thx
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post #2 of 10
Well GTX460's can only dual SLI...

Out of those I would get a single 6950.. Get another if you feel you need it.
 
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post #3 of 10
If you're short on budget then the 6950 2GB would be perfect since it's probably the best bang buck card atm imo.
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post #4 of 10
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kk, so i cant get 3 SLI GTX 460s??
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2X ^950 2gb, unlock them and its like 2x GTX 580
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post #6 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by yuhaowu View Post
kk, so i cant get 3 SLI GTX 460s??
That's correct... Dual SLI only.
 
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post #7 of 10
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oh and i will b water cooling them btw
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post #8 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheReaperWaits View Post
That's correct... Dual SLI only.
Ok thank you
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post #9 of 10
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2X ^950 2gb, unlock them and its like 2x GTX 580
ok sweeet!
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post #10 of 10
Definitely 6950s unlocked to 6970s. But as TheReaperWaits said, I don't think there's much need for two if you're on a budget. Not yet at least, but if you want to go ahead and buy two cards, that's definitely the way to go.
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