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Currently have a GTX 560Ti 1GB (The old model). My question is first of all, should I upgrade now or wait? My 560Ti is paired with a 2500K and 16GB RAM and I have two 1080p screens.

Second question is, if I do upgrade, which card should I get and what brand? £350 is my budget. If upgrading now is the best choice, which brand of card should I go with? I want the best in terms of cooling first and noise second.

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I'd go with a 7950 or 7970 (non GHz) unless you want the 670 for CUDA or other specific things.
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I am actually trying to decide that myself if i should get the 670 or not, I don't think i would personally go with an AMD card because personally i don't really like them.
So anyone got any suggestions as to where i should go? smile.gif Any help would be great!
But i would suggest the MSI Power edition; OC GTC670; That is the one that I have been looking at.

I am in Aus

Also;
How have you hooked up your two screens to your GTX560ti? Because I am looking at maybe getting another screen for my computer; I have the Asus GTX560ti DCII And not sure how to hook it up seeing as there are two DVI-D and the screen that I have is a samsung and they only take HDMI and i want to stay with samsung.
Edited by Sairer - 2/10/13 at 3:00pm
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If you want to save a little cash get a 7950.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127667

Not 100% on this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125414 Cant remember if these are voltage locked.

If you dont care and just want to use all your money grab a 7970 and dont look back.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202008

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202001



Also if you plan on water cooling get a reference model like,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127652

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814103201


No idea what the prices are in Europe though lol
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I'm in the UK ^^
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Not trying to question you or anything (Genuinely interested) but could you tell me how/why that card is better than the Sapphire Vapor-X or Windforce 3X card? I'm not too clued up on GPUs.
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Not trying to question you or anything (Genuinely interested) but could you tell me how/why that card is better than the Sapphire Vapor-X or Windforce 3X card? I'm not too clued up on GPUs.
It's not much better than the Vapor-X, if at all. I've added that too. You can't go wrong with the Gigabyte but the Lightning and Vapor-X are slightly better, they are both known to be the best overclockers.
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Better cooling and aesthetics looks- I mean the windforce cooling is good but sapphires cooling is much better~
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I vote Sapphire HD 7950 Vapor X and save a little cash....
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