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Hey guys,

With Titan not quite being what I hoped it would be I am considering the best bang for buck option out there for my setup. I game with a single 1440p monitor and limit to fps for quality reasons. Because of this though I like to force a whole bunch of eye candy from the nvidia control panel on top of in game preferences. I currently have a pair of 670ftw's with waterblocks but I am now looking for something quicker...

My current options are -

- 2 680 Lightnings (under water)
- 2 EVGA 680 4gb FTW's
- 2x 7970 Lightnings

Anyone else think of other good options?
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post #2 of 14
670 SLI is a great setup of course so it's not like you are hurting for an upgrade. Why not wait it out a few months to see what Nvidia has in store for the 700 series?

If you do have your heart set on an upgrade, 7970s are the best performance for the price.
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post #3 of 14
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Yeah they have served me well but I always love changing GPU's ;-)

I am thinking a pair of 7970 lightnings will all but guarantee me good overclocks.

They should kill anything on a single 1440p monitor.
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post #4 of 14
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Originally Posted by trippinonprozac View Post

Yeah they have served me well but I always love changing GPU's ;-)

I am thinking a pair of 7970 lightnings will all but guarantee me good overclocks.

They should kill anything on a single 1440p monitor.

Yeah that setup will be awesome especially with a descent OC. Should own that 1440 monitor of yours. If I were you I'd still wait considering how powerful a pair of 670s is, but I understand that upgrade bug wink.gif
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post #6 of 14
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Yeah that setup will be awesome especially with a descent OC. Should own that 1440 monitor of yours. If I were you I'd still wait considering how powerful a pair of 670s is, but I understand that upgrade bug wink.gif

I could try to justify why I am doing it but really and truly its just that I can get more performance without dropping a bomb on new cards. I have a buyer for the 2 670's so the upgrade might only cost $150 or so.

I just dont want tp compromise when maxing out of every game at that res with a solid 60fps.
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post #7 of 14
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Two of these are best bang for buck right now!!! thumb.gif and this is all you should need.


http://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-Radeon-PCI-Express-Graphics-11199-20-20G/dp/B00AWKYB1M/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1362095562&sr=1-1&keywords=7870+xt

Cheers but my 2 current cards are quicker by a good bit than them.
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post #8 of 14
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Cheers but my 2 current cards are quicker by a good bit than them.

I really don't think so check out the video!!! They are the Tahiti version not the regular 7870's
     
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I really don't think so check out the video!!! They are the Tahiti version not the regular 7870's

I am absolutely positive that my cards are a good bit faster than 7870s mate, thanks though.
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post #10 of 14
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I am absolutely positive that my cards are a good bit faster than 7870s mate, thanks though.

You are quite right, now that I have done a little more research. I apologize fair sir!!!
     
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