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I'm suck of "I'm sick of ATI already" threads. If you not like them then sell them and buy a Nvidia card.
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Originally Posted by Powermonkey500 View Post

I wouldn't get 670s.
But would I be better off getting 680 4GB cards...? Let's ignore water cooling for the time being
$900 GTX 690 vs $1060 SLI GTX 680 4GB

Im really happy with my single 670 imo better deal then a 680.

I know some peeps very happy w/ sli 670's... don't rule them out lol.
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I'm suck of "I'm sick of ATI already" threads. If you not like them then sell them and buy a Nvidia card.

No one asked you to read it? Feel free to hit the ol' dusty trail.
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Originally Posted by Powermonkey500 View Post

I wouldn't get 670s.
But would I be better off getting 680 4GB cards...? Let's ignore water cooling for the time being
$900 GTX 690 vs $1060 SLI GTX 680 4GB

There's no real noticeable performance difference between the 2GB and 4GB GTX 680.
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post #204 of 404
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Originally Posted by nubbinator View Post

There's no real noticeable performance difference between the 2GB and 4GB GTX 680.

There is for super high resolutions.
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Originally Posted by zer0entropy View Post

There is for super high resolutions.

I think I'll be okay with triple 1080p. Maybe 1440p would be pushing it.
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Originally Posted by zer0entropy View Post

There is for super high resolutions.

The Hexus, Guru3D, and Anandtech reviews would disagree. When you do see better frames, it's due in large part to a higher stock overclock.
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Originally Posted by Powermonkey500 View Post

I think I'll be okay with triple 1080p. Maybe 1440p would be pushing it.

Yeah and the upgrade path is another gtx690 drool.gif
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Originally Posted by Powermonkey500 View Post

I wouldn't get 670s.
But would I be better off getting 680 4GB cards...? Let's ignore water cooling for the time being
$900 GTX 690 vs $1060 SLI GTX 680 4GB

In all honesty? A single 4GB 670 for the time being, then sell it when the new cards come out. 690 IMO is kind of pointless as even my 670 SLI can beat it in many instances.

I personally haven't hit a VRAM issue but I'm also not doing surround. But if I were you, wanting to go green, I would either buy 2 4GB 670s or (if you can) just buy one, and either sell it when the new ones come out or buy another one after the new ones come out and the prices drop.

Now that being said. Depending on the 4GB version you get, it could be more difficult finding a water block for it if you wanted to go full cover. I personally never saw the point of spending all the money on full cover blocks for many nvidia cards but to each their own. My universals have done me quite well, I quite enjoy being able to use them generation to generation, lol.
 
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When are new Nvidia cards due out?
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When are new Nvidia cards due out?

earliest mar 2013 I think.. if i were you id pick up one 6xx card and then pick up the other after prices go down when the new stuff hits. I am waiting for this my self to go sli 670's
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