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I hear ya it's hard to choose. But seriously anyone of those cards will rip it up.
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seriously I would go with the Evga Gtx 670 4gb, would be more future proof for games that requires more vram. and you never know you might upgrade your monitor to a 2560x1440 resolution. just a thought thumb.gif
Edited by AWESOME_3_SOME - 11/28/12 at 2:18am
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Must it be Nvidia? Currently AMD does offer smoother and faster gaming performance for less $. No physx though rolleyes.gif
IF so I would go GTX670 2gb to save some bucks, pretty much same performance as a GTX680 for $100 less. 4GB on Kepler is mostly not needed, though if you think you'll need it get it. IF going GTX680 get the lightning, they overclock the best and they look nice.
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Get GTX 680 Lightning 2 GB..., thumb.gif
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post #15 of 34
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Originally Posted by DzillaXx View Post

Must it be Nvidia? Currently AMD does offer smoother and faster gaming performance for less $. No physx though rolleyes.gif
IF so I would go GTX670 2gb to save some bucks, pretty much same performance as a GTX680 for $100 less. 4GB on Kepler is mostly not needed, though if you think you'll need it get it. IF going GTX680 get the lightning, they overclock the best and they look nice.

I have already decided to go with intel, I don't anything will change my mind on that. I'm just going to more reliable route:)

I keep hearing that the lighting doesn't have the afterburner update yet, is this true?
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Originally Posted by Wipstaa View Post

I have already decided to go with intel, I don't anything will change my mind on that. I'm just going to more reliable route:)
I keep hearing that the lighting doesn't have the afterburner update yet, is this true?

lol typo. The MSI will be fine for 1920x1080.
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Originally Posted by Wipstaa View Post

I have already decided to go with intel

You mean Nvidia right?

Currently AMD and Nvidia are par on reliability and drivers. But nothing wrong with the green team. I have owned more Green in my life so at least they have done something right. Just not the biggest 600 series fan

I think afterburner was just updated but haven't really checked it out, so it could be. Still would get the lightning regardless.
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post #18 of 34
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Originally Posted by Wipstaa View Post


I have already decided to go with intel, I don't anything will change my mind on that. I'm just going to more reliable route:)
I keep hearing that the lighting doesn't have the afterburner update yet, is this true?


An AMD gpu will work fine with an Intel computer....

 

Just wanted to say what dzillaxx said before, the 7950 better than the gtx 670 and costs less.

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LOL Fail biggrin.gif I thought he was talking about having an AmD processor! Oh well, I guess I wont be a noob in the near future!

How future proof is the lighting guys?
Edited by Wipstaa - 11/28/12 at 7:05am
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LOL Fail biggrin.gif I thought he was talking about having an AmD processor! Oh well, I guess I wont be a noob in the near future!
How future proof is the lighting guys?

What's your definition of future proof???

The lighting should be good for a couple years and it all comes down to how you plan on using your PC in the future.
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