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Grab another GTX 670 for sure. That should handle 1440p.
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OP given that you are running a GTX 670 with watercooling the best option is to get another GTX 670 .
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post #13 of 16
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Thanks for all the replies!!

I want to just get another 670 but if I break it down by the numbers it just doesn't look that good:

2 x 7950's - $500 (actually $475 for a pair on eBay right now)
2 x 670's is more like $400 for my current one + $350 for an eBay one = $750

The water blocks are pretty similar in cost although it does seem the 7950 blocks are maybe $10-20 cheaper each.

I feel like dual 7950's under water is about $700 and the 670's are more like $1000.
The extra money could then be used to upgrade my PSU, which I think I need. Then I also get more vram as well.

What I really need is to find a 670 for $300 or less then it wouldn't even be a question which way to go.

Decisions, decisions biggrin.gif
Edited by zer0sum - 10/14/12 at 10:56am
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Then there's always the black Friday sales coming up I guess smile.gif
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post #15 of 16
Very easy choice 7950 smile.gif 3gb of ram will come in handy when you use hd texture packs and play at those higher resolutions games such as skyrim smile.gif they fill 2gb easy wink.gif
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You can check here for OC numbers of 7950s in CF:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1300172/gigabyte-2xwindforce-7950-crossfired-bios-flashed-to-7970

You need a minimum of 800 watt for that system... since 7900s when OC they consume a lot juice.

the 670 will be a lot softer on the PSU requirements and seeing you all ready have one I would go with another one (Less hassle in the loop too).
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