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Well, I searched a lot but could only get conflicting information. I want to know what would be a good upgrade to my current SLI cards, for playing at 1920x1080- but I cant afford the latest cards. Essentially, the lowest power card that would be an actual upgrade.

I would like to max crysis 1 as well as get better overall performance. Also, not having to switch back and forth with SLI and not would be nice. (I use 3 monitors, but I would be able to have another much lower power card if I went to a single card for gaming)

Thanks!
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a GTX550ti would perform rougly the same as 2 of your cards in SLi.

Got it from http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/gpu_list.php I took your card benchmark and added around 75% to it then the number I got from that I matched it up with the new gen card.

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A 285 would be the lowest card that would perform equal, or close to it. A used 460, even a 768mb version would be a nice upgrade, dx11, silent, and overclocks like crazy.
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You can also have SLi on with multiple monitors (I've tested two, works fine so far)
I think if u want 3, u need one that supports stereoscopic? Not sure
 
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SLI supports dual monitors, but in my situation cannot support 3. I simply leave SLI disabled until I am about to go into a fullscreen game. (My other 2 monitors are not for gaming- they are lower quality and a different resolution than my main one)

Thank you all! Now I know how to look at upgrades.
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There's lower-end stuff that'll give you higher FPS/scores vs. what you have now, but if you really want a tangible upgrade, like to be able to go from playing on High w/4xAA in Crysis to playing in Very High with 4xAA, I'd recommend at least a GTX560 1GB or a GTX470 to replace your current cards in SLI.
    
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