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Should I drop back to 1 GPU for 1920X1080

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Whats up guys, having a hard time with a decision. I have 2 670's in SLI right now but after gaming with only 1 card for a while I see it pretty much does everything I need it to do so I was wondering if I should send one of them back but then I worry about future titles and then I worry about the upcoming new cards! LOL this is driving me nuts!
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Man, you have two cards! If I were you I'd sell the 1080p monitor and go for a 120hz 2560x1440p one biggrin.gif
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Send one back, if future titles can't be handled by one you can buy a second in the future. The second card will also be cheaper in the future
    
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Why would you take a complete loss on a card? You're good for the future, just keep them for a few years.
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Send one back, if future titles can't be handled by one you can buy a second in the future. The second card will also be cheaper in the future
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If your happy with the performance of one card now, return one and don't feel as guilty upgrading to a new/next gen sooner
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You could either take one of the cards out and keep your monitor or upgrade your monitor to take advantage of a higher resolution.

I would probably keep both though. A GTX680 won't run every game fine at 1920x1080 on maximum settings, but most. Depends if you really want/need that extra performance.
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Man, you have two cards! If I were you I'd sell the 1080p monitor and go for a 120hz 2560x1440p one biggrin.gif

I know man, I thought about it but dont have the cash for that plus this LCD is new so I would like to keep it for a while.
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Keep 'em.

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Keep both cards, and buy two more monitors thumb.gif
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post #10 of 37
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I would probably keep both though. A GTX680 won't run every game fine at 1920x1080 on maximum settings, but most. Depends if you really want/need that extra performance.

Right, in Metro 2033 SLI helps big time, same for Sleeping Dogs when I run AA on extreme I get a smooth 60fps when a single card is half of that. But I guess the thing is that If I step the AA setting back just one notch on sleeping dogs then my FPS is 60 again with 1 card, its crazy that 1 bump up in AA can cut the frame rate in half like that in that particular game.

Also Maxpayne 3 is another game that benefits from SLI but I notice in maxpayne although my frame rate is higher the game doesnt look as smooth, something is up with it. Microstutter? im paranoid about it!
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