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Should I SLI my 670 ?

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Should I save money for a new generation card or buy a new power supply and SLI my current 670?

Thank you
post #2 of 16

I see that you have a 1440p monitor.

 

I still believe a single 670 is good enough.

 

Are you happy with your gaming performance currently?

post #3 of 16
i think you would benifit from more vram with a high res monitor, i would save up for a next gen card with more than 2 gb of vram.

if you SLI your current 2gb 670, youll probly hit the ram cap, hence making your upgrade bottleneck
post #4 of 16
What kind of games for you play? And at what settings? If you're not happy with the performance of your current card then upgrading is a good idea. But, I'd wait for the next generation cards. See what they have to offer and go from there.
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670 SLI will last for a while before you will have to upgrade. If you prefer a single gpu, then I recommend you wait for the 700 series. If you don't mind SLI, I recommend that you buy another 670. You'll have great performance at 1440p even when playing Crysis 3 thumb.gif
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post #6 of 16
get another 670 and sli.
I still have 2 GTX 580's 1.5gig vram and I can still play any game at max settings with no problems
and I do not run out of vram. I don't understand comments about you will cap your vram, not trying to start anything
I just honestly don't understand the vram cap talk.thumb.gif
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post #7 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by jlhawn View Post

get another 670 and sli.

The man is speaking the truth...670 SLI (using reference models) is about 10% slower than a stock 690.


Quote:
Originally Posted by jlhawn View Post

I just honestly don't understand the vram cap talk.thumb.gif

It's just minor factor that comes into play when gaming @ 1600p or larger displays or triple 1080p weirdsmiley.gif ... wink.gif
Edited by drBlahMan - 2/28/13 at 4:17pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by drBlahMan View Post

The man is speaking the truth...670 SLI (using reference models) is about 10% slower than a stock 690.

It's just minor factor that comes into play wink.gif

thanks for the info.
Im going to look it up and see what i can learn about vram cap.smile.gif
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thanks for the info.
Im going to look it up and see what i can learn about vram cap.smile.gif

Read this... http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-660-geforce-gtx-650-benchmark,3297-18.html
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post #10 of 16
I wouldn't SLI 670's on an OCZ 600W PSU, maybe I'm too paranoid but it's always better to be safe than sorry.
OP, it's up to you to decide if you need to upgrade. Are you getting the performance you want? If so, then don't waste your cash. If not, then yea upgrade if you want to.
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