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i'm planning to overclock either to its limits using custom water cooling (then play the latest games with ultra high and FSAA/MSAA 16x. which is better in terms of everything like games and stuff (stock and OC'ed).
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neither will play games on them kind of settings..
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neither will play games on them kind of settings..

Agreed. Both could probably handle 1080p, but without any kind of AA.

Best of those two... the 5830.
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actully not even close with playable framerates
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if you wana max games you need at least a 660ti or a 7870. maby even a 670 or 7950 if you want great frames with all eyecandy on
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actully not even close with playable framerates

My GTS 450 could handle 1080p and 40-60 FPS's in most games, with no AA, and mid-high details. Being the 550 an OC'd version with a bit more bandwidth of the 450, i bet it can. Also the 5830 is roughly equal to a GTX 460.

I agree none of them will be able to run games with 4x AA. For that you need heaps of VRAM and a powerful GPU. My vote goes to GTX 670/680 or 7950/7970. Heck, even older-gen cards like a 3 GB 580 could do it, depending on his resolution. My 470's surely can handle at least 8x MSAA @ 2048x1156.
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ya some singleplayer games..but multiplayer..forget about it.i had a 460 a 570 670 680.. the 570 could max games but go online..forget about playable frames on some games well on max settings
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post #8 of 9
My 550 ti SLI running @ 1085gpu/2335mem/2170shader runs anything I throw at it. Refurb cost: $180 for both. Been running solid for over a year.
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watercooling a 650 ti is a pretty bad idea

It'd be cheaper, and better to get a 660
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