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You could also get another 550ti and SLI...
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You could also get another 550ti and SLI...

Nope. That would kill my reputation and respect even more than having just a single 550Ti. Also my current 550Ti is degrading and dieing so I want to stop using it.
     
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So your saying 7770 > 650TI?
I honestly don't know because I can't find any benches with the 7770 using 12.11b.

I know it's a bit out of reach, but surely you could convince them to put $20 or so more in?
I'd definitely suggest a 7850, more VRAM, more performance, overclocks well too.

That is by all means getting a cheap 7850 most likely.. It'll still perform better then an overclocked (to the max) 7770 or 650Ti
 
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Hope your new reputation with another x50 series suits you better rolleyes.gif

Is it actually dying or do you just want a new card? another 550ti would probably benefit you more then getting a 650.

Edit: And since you're only on a 17 inch monitor, spending that much more on a card (like going 7850) probably isn't even worth it.
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Hope your new reputation with another x50 series suits you better rolleyes.gif
Is it actually dying or do you just want a new card? another 550ti would probably benefit you more then getting a 650.

I bought it used from a horrible overclocker. He improperly overvolted this thing on a daily basis which forced me to smash max voltage into it to get even minimal overclocks and now it frequently crashes in games every hour or so.

Its literally dieing.

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I know it's a bit out of reach, but surely you could convince them to put $20 or so more in?
I'd definitely suggest a 7850, more VRAM, more performance, overclocks well too.
That is by all means getting a cheap 7850 most likely.. It'll still perform better then an overclocked (to the max) 7770 or 650Ti

I'll try and see what my parents can do but for all I know maybe they only want me to spend $100 or so.
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Hope your new reputation with another x50 series suits you better rolleyes.gif
Is it actually dying or do you just want a new card? another 550ti would probably benefit you more then getting a 650.
Edit: And since you're only on a 17 inch monitor, spending that much more on a card (like going 7850) probably isn't even worth it.

And firstly, size doesn't matter, resolution does. Second, I'm on a 1080p 23.6 inch monitor.
Edited by EpicAMDGamer - 11/16/12 at 7:43pm
     
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its hard to say tho with this new AMD 12.11b8 drivers the 7-series cards are come along way in performance and in many cases are leading the way. this is one area that AMD are really focusing on smile.gif

So your saying 7770 > 650TI?

I honestly don't know because I can't find any benches with the 7770 using 12.11b.

i am not sure if there are any bechies atm. But there is a good chace the 7770 has surpased the 650ti especially overclocked.. The only example i can give is my own experience with my 7950 after updating to 12.11b in 3Dmark11 my score went up by over 1000 points and well into 680 teritory and in some cases greater performance
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I'll try and see what my parents can do but for all I know maybe they only want me to spend $100 or so.
And firstly, size doesn't matter, resolution does. Second, I'm on a 1080p 23.6 inch monitor.

Didn't mean to offend, just giving my whole hearted advice. On your sig rig it shows a 1280x1024... that's where I am getting my information about your rig.

In which case, if you could squeeze the extra $20 the 7850 may indeed be the card for you if you are going 1080p with whatever monitor you have...
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Didn't mean to offend, just giving my whole hearted advice. On your sig rig it shows a 1280x1024... that's where I am getting my information about your rig.
In which case, if you could squeeze the extra $20 the 7850 may indeed be the card for you if you are going 1080p with whatever monitor you have...

I wonder if there is a problem with my sig rig, It shows me that theres an Acer and the Dell. Can you maybe post a screenshot of what you see in my sig rig? Perhaps the forum is having errors.

And nothing is overkill, I'm getting a 780 when they come out, yes, a 780 for a single 1080p monitor. I want 60FPS to be my lowest framerate in ANY game.
     
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Oh you are 100% correct, for whatever reason I must have overlooked the primary monitor and only seen your secondary. My mistake thumb.gif

Maybe you should aim for a low nVidia card for now, and then when the 780 comes out, use your current card as Physx or something? go for a 650ti (the MSI one looks pretty awesome on newegg) and just ride it out until next gen.
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Oh you are 100% correct, for whatever reason I must have overlooked the primary monitor and only seen your secondary. My mistake thumb.gif
Maybe you should aim for a low nVidia card for now, and then when the 780 comes out, use your current card as Physx or something? go for a 650ti (the MSI one looks pretty awesome on newegg) and just ride it out until next gen.

What sort of low NVidia were you thinking? (I want it on newegg, personally I prefer buying used but my parents want new because theyre buying this one.)

And yes that's the plan, just get a card that will be "okay" and wont die until the 780 or maybe 8970 comes out because by then I'll have saved up about $600.
     
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