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ok so ive been running a referance evga 560ti for about a year now 950 / 2200 clock stable at stock voltage and playing mostly bf3 and skyrim. im wondering is it time to beef it up a little i get mostly 60fps constant on high settings other than bf3 online then i avg 50 but and this is with like aa off and 4x aa in skyrim (which is heavly moded) so im just wondering should i be looking at beefing up my gpu or just wait and keep it. the only other thing i dont like is how loud the fan gets
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I'd grab an HD7870 XT and overclock it. The HD7870 XT matches the HD7970's speeds when overclocked and it's cheap, around $250.thumb.gif

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202024
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ill look in to that i had only been looking at nvidia cards particuraly like a 580 or 2.5gb 570.

but im thinking im being limited by vram and not processing speed
Edited by preston.murrell - 2/13/13 at 5:19am
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coolermaster sickleflow blue 120 xspc rs 360 2 corsair 140mm case fans for intakes nzxt fz 140 mm fan  
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