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I currently have a single EVGA GTX 550 Ti and I'd like to upgrade.. My budget is around $300-400

Should I get another GTX 550 for SLI or get a higher-end card, like the 6950 or the GTX 560 Ti? I play games like Fallout NV, Metro 2033, Crysis 2, MW2, etc. at 1080p and I like to up to the AA as much as possible.

I'm not exactly sure what my board supports in the way of CF

Any other suggestions on remove bottlenecks in my system would be appreciated

Thanks!
Edited by Xerof3ar - 8/11/11 at 12:19am
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post #2 of 6
If you have that high of a budget, I'd definitely recommend a single higher end card. Something like a GTX 570 or 6970 would be great!
 
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if it's around $300 - $400 then you should look into a 570/6970 or maybe a used 580. Those will be way better than a 6950 or 560. I'd say your best bet would be a 570.
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post #4 of 6
As above, a 570 would be good, but can't you sell your GTX 550? A 580 would do what you want more than capabably, but then again, a 570 will too
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Thanks for the suggestions everyone.. I went with a Sapphire 6950 2GB because I wanted to spend some of it on other parts of my computer (new HAF 912 case, another G.SKILL 2x4GB set)

Link to the card - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102945

I'm very excited for this new card!
Edited by Xerof3ar - 8/11/11 at 12:19am
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You will definitely like your new 6950 2gb. Have fun
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