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So the problem is i ordered 2x 680 gtx and there is a shortage in australia so i am told and they have no eta on when they will have stock so what should i do 7970 crossfire or 590 sli only running a single monitor at 1080p with 120hz.
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I say 7970's because they can overclock a LOT better. And quad SLI scaling isn't the best.
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Originally Posted by icehotshot View Post

I say 7970's because they can overclock a LOT better. And quad SLI scaling isn't the best.

That and to get 2 590's is going to cost more than 2 7970's...And will probably have way lower heat/power consumption issues with 2 7970's..






What has become of me...I just recommended ATI Cards....I feel a part of me died today... ***Hangs Head***
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post #4 of 6
I think you should wait if possible.
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just wait man.
it will be worth the wait
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post #6 of 6
So far it would seem that there isn't much between the 7970 and the 680 but after coming from several different nvidia cards to the 7970 my advice would to be to get the 680. The 7970 is a brilliant card but although I haven't had any major issues with AMD's drivers my self, they are a pain in the arse compared to nvidia's (in my experience). I miss nvidia sad-smiley-002.gif

I deffinately wouldn't get two 590's. If you have the patience then two 680's would be a much better purchase.
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