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i've been thinking of getting a new card. i'd like to stick with nvidia. money won't be an issue because i'll probably get it a few weeks from now along with other new things for my computer, just 2 ssds and maybe a new monitor, but i'd like to keep the same power supply. this is the one i have now. what's the best card i can get without making my psu spark and die like my old one did? case size isn't an issue since i have the case labs m8, the rest of my specs are obviously below tongue.gif. i don't overclock anything if that matters and i'll be putting in a few case fans too..
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post #2 of 10
MSI GTX 5800 Twin FrozR II/OC (PCI-Express, GDDR5, 1536MB) or stay at this moment with your card save a money
if you want see i big diiference take GTX 680 and you will be fine for years tongue.gif
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post #3 of 10
How many displays?
If not 3 or more, I wouldn't bother. You'll spend a ton of cash to get what, 5 FPS more on average.
There isn't anything on the market that could fully use a GPU like 680 yet, so paying the extra for it being new and shiny isn't justified in my book wink.gif
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post #4 of 10
if money is no issue get a gtx 680 or 690 when its released smile.gif

what monitor are you planning on getting?
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post #5 of 10
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just one display, don't have the desk for even 2 lol. im not sure which monitor i want to get, but something more than 1080p. any recommendations for a good one?

i've looked at 680's on newegg and they're all sold out laugher.gif
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post #6 of 10
Well since no one has said it yet:

Yamakasi Catleap. 1440p monitor. It's about $350+. IPS. Great reviews on this website.You'll probably need a GTX 680.
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post #7 of 10
If you're not planning on getting a new monitor, then no, there's nothing you can upgrade to that would yield better results. wink.gif
 
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post #8 of 10
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wow that's a nice monitor, found the thread for it on here. thanks for telling me about it thumb.gif i'll ask questions in that thread.

with that monitor and a gtx 680, should my power supply be fine?
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90 gb ocz vertex ssd  some compaq monitor  razer lycosa ax750 
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by bukkit View Post

wow that's a nice monitor, found the thread for it on here. thanks for telling me about it thumb.gif i'll ask questions in that thread.
with that monitor and a gtx 680, should my power supply be fine?

yes your power supply is perfectly fine, you could SLI 680s with that psu and be fine thumb.gif

edit: typo fixed
Edited by Amann - 4/26/12 at 3:50am
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post #10 of 10
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thanks, one should be enough laugher.gif
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2600k p8p67 deluxe, rampage iv extreme (defected), fa... 5770, gtx 560ti g.skill ram, all different sizes 
Hard DriveMonitorKeyboardPower
90 gb ocz vertex ssd  some compaq monitor  razer lycosa ax750 
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antec 902 razer lachesis sound blaster 
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