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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Throw another GTX 570 in there in if your motherboard has slots for two cards

There is no single card that can max out some games in 1440P not even a GTX Titan you need two cards for that
You need this


I can get another GTX 570 for 140 euros in Ebay. But some guys are telling me I wont nothing a difference running one gtx 570 or two as I will be limited by VRAM. But also other guy is telling me he has two 570 in SLI and he gained an average of 15 fps at 1440p with the two cards in SLI.

I dont know what to do now. My first option, as I dont want to spend too much money, would be to use the two cards in SLI, but I want to be sure I will be getting something out of it...anyone here has two 570 in SLI?
post #4932 of 6172
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I can get another GTX 570 for 140 euros in Ebay. But some guys are telling me I wont nothing a difference running one gtx 570 or two as I will be limited by VRAM. But also other guy is telling me he has two 570 in SLI and he gained an average of 15 fps at 1440p with the two cards in SLI.

I dont know what to do now. My first option, as I dont want to spend too much money, would be to use the two cards in SLI, but I want to be sure I will be getting something out of it...anyone here has two 570 in SLI?

Thats guy telling you you dont have enough VRAM is wrong

Yes you only have 1,25GB of VRAM or 2,5 GB depening on the card but that is still enough for the most part

Yes its not enough for the most demanding games but is enough for most turn down some texttures and you are fine
Edited by shilka - 6/6/13 at 3:40am
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post #4933 of 6172
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Hello
I have this computer:

Intel Core I7 920 2.66Ghz Box Socket 1366 (overclock to 3.8)
Asus P6T Deluxe V2 Socket 1366
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Corsair HX850 850W Modular

And I just bought a Crossover Q27, so I am playing at 1440p now and really loving it. I think this monitor is great value for the price. Not a single dead pixel.
But the thing is that even if I OC my GTX 570 (Core clock to 800 shader clock to 1800) i still get a bit stuck in 30 fps in Bioshock infinite or MEtro last light.
It is really playable but not that smooth. Not that I have a lot of cash to spend after buying the monitor, but I have like around 300 bucks that I could spend on a new card.
Do you guys think now is a good time to buy a new graphic card? I was thinking of waiting until winter so the new consoles come up and we see more graphic cards.
Also, I want to buy Nvidia, kind of used to it. So for less than $300 do u think there is anything that I can buy that will really improve my fps at 1440p?
Many thanks

x2 on the second 570 ... at least considering that budget.

I had a single 670 4GB card for a while with my 1440p monitor and it worked pretty good ... but some games got a bit laggy (Metro 2033 and Syndicate) ... but the second 670 card I added, in SLI, really opened things up ... smooth sailing through just about anything.

OR ...

Sell your 570 and add the funds to your 300 dollar budget and pick up a single 670 card or 680 card (pref 4gb) and then down the road, add a second one in SLI ...

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do you mean you got bottlenecked by the 256 bit bus @1440p? or was it simply not enough cudas/gpu clock/mem clock? 770 should not have these problems, am i right?

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do you mean you got bottlenecked by the 256 bit bus @1440p? or was it simply not enough cudas/gpu clock/mem clock? 770 should not have these problems, am i right?

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No you dont get bottlenecked by a 256 bit bus its a myth and it needs to die i am so tried of hearing it

Same with the 2 GB Vs 3 GB Vs 4 VRAM is faster myth
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No you dont get bottlenecked by a 256 bit bus its a myth and it needs to die i am so tried of hearing it

Same with the 2 GB Vs 3 GB Vs 4 VRAM is faster myth

Those are incredibly broad and generalized statements. Like we all have identical setups and run all the same software, for starters...
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so what could be his bottleneck on his setup? small clock on memory?

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revro
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so what could be his bottleneck on his setup? small clock on memory?

thank you
revro

If you only have one GTX 660 TI for 1440P gaming what you lack is GPU power

Its not the bus thats not big enough its not too little VRAM

What i call myths are those that say the 7970 is better just because its has a 384 bit bus and 3 GB of VRAM and while it is a little bit faster its not ground breaking faster like they claim
Edited by shilka - 6/6/13 at 9:11am
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Fair enough there...but, again, all these things really depend on one's other hardware incl., of course, display(s) and with what software (games) and at what settings. Frankly I wish it could be more "scientific" than it is, in practice. My point is no one should be making broad generalizations about what's "best".
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Fair enough there...but, again, all these things really depend on one's other hardware incl., of course, display(s) and with what software (games) and at what settings. Frankly I wish it could be more "scientific" than it is, in practice. My point is no one should be making broad generalizations about what's "best".

I have been told so many times that my GTX 680 is too slow and not good enough for GTX 680 because its a 256 bit bus card

Also i bought 4 GB cards as they where the only dual slot cards in stock i could buy and i can report that more VRAM is faster is bull.... and its a myth its busted but people are still going on with it with the GTX 770

I can even prove the 4GB is faster Vs 2GB is a myth
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