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whats better for gaming; 560sli or 670?

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What would be better for gaming? two 1gb 560's in sli, or a single 2gb 670(when it comes out). Res is 1920x1080
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CPU/PSU?

Overall though, I would just go with a single card. I never really had luck with dual GPU setups, not all games properly support the feature and some even have big problems with it.
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We dont know yet because the 670's aren't out, but i have 2 1gb 560's in sli and it beats a 580 in 90% of games, but the 1gb vram really hits on performance. my advice: get a 2gb 670 when it comes out. 2x560 might be more powerful, but limited vram would cause problems in games such as battlefield when playing maxed out or at high res's
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Won't really know until the 670 come's out. The SLI GTX560 TI is faster than a GTX580. Possibly as fast as a GTX680?
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For 1080p/1200p GTX 560's are fine, but one powerful card usually will give you smoother performance.
For such a low resolution you shouldn't need 2 GPU's (mostly).

Get a 680 biggrin.gif
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Do we even have any specs on the 670? Have they even said they are gonna do a 660/670 at all?
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Originally Posted by Droogie View Post

Do we even have any specs on the 670? Have they even said they are gonna do a 660/670 at all?

They will most likely make a GTX670. I mean they aren't just gonna make a few high end cards are they?
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at this stage in the game i wouldn't bother with cards that have less than 1.5gb's of vram. i had two gtx 560's and i was so disappointed in the performance in bf3 and other games. if you get any gtx 560's get the ti 2gb versions. they're $50-60 more than the non-ti version but i've heard good reviews on them. otherwise, wait for the gtx 670's to be announced. just my opinion and 2 cents. hope it helps. thumb.gif
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They will most likely make a GTX670. I mean they aren't just gonna make a few high end cards are they?

It actually wouldn't surprise me. The 680 being GK104 kinda throws a wrench into things as far as the midrange stuff goes. By the time they announce it, GK110 should hopefully be right around the corner. Unless they're planning on surprising us real soon, I don't think anyone will buy it if they wait too long.
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at this stage in the game i wouldn't bother with cards that have less than 1.5gb's of vram. i had two gtx 560's and i was so disappointed in the performance in bf3 and other games. if you get any gtx 560's get the ti 2gb versions. they're $50-60 more than the non-ti version but i've heard good reviews on them. otherwise, wait for the gtx 670's to be announced. just my opinion and 2 cents. hope it helps. thumb.gif

This.
I don't regret my pair of 2Gb Ti's.
If you can find them for cheap I recommend them, I run BF3 all maxed out with steady 55-60 fps.
Although I would like to see some bench against the new 680, if the upgrade is worth it or not.
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