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Hello, I have a core i5 PC that I built a while back with very decent specs.

8GB RAM
Intel Core i5-3450 @ 3.10GHz
AMD Radeon HD 6950 1GB PowerColor
Thermaltake TR-700PCAU (700W PSU 80Bronze)

I wanted to upgrade to a GTX 680 2GB model and I was wondering if there will be any problems that I will be facing with my current rig.

Also would anyone suggest anything? rolleyes.gif
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Just make sure to uninstall the AMD drivers completely. And have fun.
 
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Nah, you're fine. :D

Welcome to the forum!

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Yep, just get all ati stuff outta there and your good to go. Enjoy that 680. Welcome to OCN!
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Very fast replies, thanks a lot guys. I was getting the GTX 680 so I that I can run Crysis 3 well smile.gif
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Originally Posted by andezzat View Post

Very fast replies, thanks a lot guys. I was getting the GTX 680 so I that I can run Crysis 3 well smile.gif

Crysis 3 will run fully maxed out without breaking a sweat. 60 fps will be the norm. You'll love that card.

Make sure if your playing Skyrim to mod it out of this world, otherwise it's just wasting the power of your card.
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Any idea on which 680 you're going to get?
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Originally Posted by Tagkaman View Post

Crysis 3 will run fully maxed out without breaking a sweat. 60 fps will be the norm. You'll love that card.

Make sure if your playing Skyrim to mod it out of this world, otherwise it's just wasting the power of your card.

I don't play Skyrim but I know, graphically it's not that good. And you're right I'd be pissed if I saw someone play Skyrim on even a 660 TI or my current one without at least a couple of nice mods smile.gif

and I hope it really does go 60 fps all maxed out biggrin.gif
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Any idea on which 680 you're going to get?

YES wink.gif

MSI Twin Frozr GTX 680

here:

http://msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=9789
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Originally Posted by andezzat View Post

YES wink.gif

MSI Twin Frozr GTX 680

here:

http://msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=9789

Nah, get the MSI Lightning 680, Twin Frozor IV cooler, one of highest factory overclock you can find and you can raise voltage via MSI Afterburner 2.2.3 to get even higher overclock.
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