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Hi all. it has been a long time since i have been here. So I am now starting to wonder how my GPU is stacking up against the new kepler Arct?
I hear stuff like the new GPU's have better image quality for the same frame rate? No i have not had a ton of time to keep up with what is so special about the new 6 series Nvidia GPU's. I Read a article about the Full screen AA that is now better on the ^ series and can run games faster while looking better as the new GPU"s can handle the Full screen AA better?
I fired up Borderland 2 the other day to see what all the fuss is about. I really like the first on so number couldnt be that bad right?
I have become used to just going into the in game settings and cranking all the setting to their max values and keeping the Res at my max of 1920 * 1080, And I find this game is not running as I thought it would. Very laggy during big boss fights etc...
I did do the phyisx hack to enable high settings with single GPU, Which then brought my FPS to single numbers whenever there was blood on ground or any other physix intensive scene. I turned the physix back off as i needed to get to bottom of this.
is my GPU already outdated compared to the 660Ti GTX for example?
I have had my new GPU for less than a year with very little game time on, so i dont want to switch it for a 6 series. But what am 'i missing if anything?
Because I have three kids it does not afford me all the time i used to have to keep up with all the latest tech. And i also am running my GPU and CPU at their stock speeds. I know I can OC my GPU very easy by raising the voltage and cranking up the core and mem speeds, but is that really needed already? I was really hoping to not have to OC my card till something like Crysis 3 comes out or something like that.
Thank you for all who take a moment to shed some light on my problem. And also about the 'new' full screen AA options only available on 6 series GPU's, Whats that all about? Yes i am also running the 306.23 drivers. and Win 7 64 bit ultimate.
Cheers
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You are missing nothing. The time to upgrade is after the consoles come out next year and after those games come out for the new consoles.
 
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GTX 570 is quite a powerful GPU. At 1080p most games like BF3, Max Payne 3 can be maxed out. Borderlands 2 with PhysX is quite demanding even on the GTX 680 and GTX 670. You could definitely wait for another 4 - 5 months and grab the GTX 760 Ti (aka GTX 680) for 300 bucks when the high end GTX 780 based on GK110 chip launches in Q1 2013.
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How far have your overclocked yours? I have mine clocked at 975 core and 2300 memory @ 1.075v running at 90% fan speed for a temp of 65c. Gets 70+ FPS on BF3 maximum ultra settings (minus motion blur) and has yet to get less than 60 fps on any game I throw at it. I will definitely not be doing anything in the near future until the GTX 780 comes out.
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I feel better Already:) The next consoles are that close? I am looking forward to the next XBOX for their great Live service.
But this is about my GPU. Thanx to those who replied. The next Metro 2033 game is going to break this card. Even that game, Metro 2033 brings mine close to shuddering:{ I still have to finish my STALKER COP campaign,lol.
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