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post #11 of 26
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I can get the FTW for £280.

I can get a 4GB GTX 670 for £350,

Is it worth the extra £70?

Or would I be better getting 2 FTWs still? which are 2GB each.
post #12 of 26
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Originally Posted by Celisuis View Post

I can get the FTW for £280.
I can get a 4GB GTX 670 for £350,
Is it worth the extra £70?
Or would I be better getting 2 FTWs still? which are 2GB each.
I would say the 2 extra GB on the cards helps if you like to max everything out some will say its not worth it but games like Sleeping Dogs can eat all 3 GB of VRAM on a 7950/7970 so its up to you if you want to spend the extra or not
I remember Battlefield 3 would run like crap on a GTX 580 1,5 GB card with everything maxed out but would run fine on a GTX 580 3 GB card as the extra 1,5 GB of VRAM really helped the game
Some games will love the extra VRAM some wont use it
Edited by shilka - 12/12/12 at 12:46pm
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Thanks,

Will have a look.

Need to sell my 7850 first smile.gif.
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Asus. Gigabyte and EVGA are the only ones i know about that have 4 GB GTX 670 cards
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post #15 of 26
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Cheapest 4GB I found is: Gigabyte GV-N670OC-4GD

Although, the EVGA one is only £2 more.
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Cheapest 4GB I found is: Gigabyte GV-N670OC-4GD
Although, the EVGA one is only £2 more.
Never owned a EVGA card so cant say anything about them and the last Gigabyte card i had was a Gigabyte Radeon HD 4870X2
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post #17 of 26
Gaming at 1920X1080 you would be ok with a single card and a 2GB one at that, 2 in SLi is overkill for what you plan.
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for 2 quid more i would go with EVGA, they make great cards and have great CS. i must say if i went on the green side i would have have gone with EVGA.
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post #19 of 26
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Never owned a EVGA card so cant say anything about them and the last Gigabyte card i had was a Gigabyte Radeon HD 4870X2
Where are you from?

I live in the UK. smile.gif

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Gaming at 1920X1080 you would be ok with a single card and a 2GB one at that, 2 in SLi is overkill for what you plan.

I don't game on the 1920x1080 screen.

I game on a 32" at 1080P HDMI at the moment.
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I have a 670 FTW and it maxes out far cry 3 quite nicely.
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