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Traded for what, thats the important part.

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its incredibly easy.... put card in computer, attach sli bridge to existing card, boot computer, turn sli on in drivers... done.


Single 680, no money out of pocket. Just sit back and wait for price drops or a good deal on a used 680 to go SLI smile.gif

Sure its a small hit in total performance, but no SLI, no driver level tweeking required for games.
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Single 680, no money out of pocket. Just sit back and wait for price drops or a good deal on a used 680 to go SLI smile.gif

Sure its a small hit in total performance, but no SLI, no driver level tweeking required for games.

Ah yeah, a highly overclocked 680 is a beast, I still wish I hadn't sold my Lightning. That card was a monster. I'm trying to get my buddy to trade me his 680's w/blocks for my 660's w/blocks and some cash, he is getting two Titans and moving his 680s to the folding boxen.
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I'm telling you man, I like the the 660 and 660 Ti but I feel better with the 670...
I just do. And I'll be going GTX 7 series as well..

With the performance i have now, the only thing i can do is get two higher end cards at the same time. My 660's are beast, and i don't have those SLI issues people are talking about, so a downgrade like a single 680 or sidegrade like single Titan is almost impossible for me. frown.gif
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With the performance i have now, the only thing i can do is get two higher end cards at the same time. My 660's are beast, and i don't have those SLI issues people are talking about, so a downgrade like a single 680 or sidegrade like single Titan is almost impossible for me. frown.gif

There are few areas where you will have an issue with two 660's, but I was given the opertunity to step to a 680, which will give me the ability to get a second one later.
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So I got Homeworld 2 running, this game really taxes my GPU's.... to a whopping 3%. I remember running this game on a 32MB GeForce GTS. I've forced the resolution to 2560x1600 and I think I'm about to try and apply some AA through the NVCP.

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So I got Homeworld 2 running, this game really taxes my GPU's.... to a whopping 3%. I remember running this game on a 32MB GeForce GTS. I've forced the resolution to 2560x1600 and I think I'm about to try and apply some AA through the NVCP.
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So I got Homeworld 2 running, this game really taxes my GPU's.... to a whopping 3%. I remember running this game on a 32MB GeForce GTS. I've forced the resolution to 2560x1600 and I think I'm about to try and apply some AA through the NVCP.

Oh yeah, back when games pushed innovation... man I wish we had that type of PC gaming spirit today!
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Oh yeah, back when games pushed innovation... man I wish we had that type of PC gaming spirit today!

I'm so engrossed in this game right now I think I'll sit here all day until I beat it. Never seems to get old to me, it was buckets of fun back then and it still is now.

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Laugh now, I got up to 7% forcing 8xCSAA and edited the .ini for LOD 10 on everything including shadows! Honestly it doesn't look half bad for a game that came out in 2003.
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Looking at getting the Gigabyte GTX 660 2GB OC Windforce, any good? Looking at this for a build.

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dont know about it but i guess its great too. my evga 660 ftw is great on 1080 and isnt bad even on 1440p
http://www.overclock.net/t/1291882/1440p-and-above-gaming-club-1440p-screenshot-section-updated/3100#post_19498064

heres a review of the gigabyte card you ask.
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Gigabyte/GTX_660_OC/8.html
seems to be great too. as someone once said 660 and 670 are best cards of the 6xx series price/performance wise:)

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