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post #11 of 33
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Whats wrong with your 570?

+1 are you really going to gain that much?
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post #12 of 33
Eh, 660Ti owns the 580... and the 670 owns the 660Ti... So the gains will be noticeable at least
post #13 of 33
670/680 is what some less than double the performance than that of the 570.
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post #14 of 33
save your money for 700 series, it shouldn't be more "buggier" because it will be the same Kepler architecture. The new Maxwell Arch. won't be until 2014.
unless you're trying to go crazy maxed out settings on crysis 3 or something but I don't see any other need for it.

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/crysis_3_graphics_performance_review_benchmark,7.html
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post #15 of 33
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Originally Posted by King Who Dat View Post

What res ? What games do you play most frequently ? Would you ever consider multi-monitor down the road ?

Personally, I consider the 670 and 7950 the clear winners of price performance this time around. Seeing as you're not interested in the red team, I'd vote for the GTX 670 FTW with the 680 PCB. The cooler is awesome and it overclocks like a champ. The MSI Power Edition and the Gigabyte Windforce are very nice as well. At 1080p however, the 192bit mem bus on the 660ti will not hold you back in any significant way so it really depends on your budget. Both are very nice but if you can afford it, I'd pop for the 670 for sure. thumb.gif

o i play B3,,crysis 2,,NFS the run,,most wanted,,gta4,,,,and GTA5 is coming out soon,,,the big thing with my 570 is the memory size,,,,if i play crysis2 with DX11 and high res pack,,,,the damn thing freezes once in a while,,the GPU memory is full,,i;ve seen it as high as 1250mb,,if i turn off DX11 the memory drops to around 1100mb,,,then it doesnt freeze,,and yes i've redownloaded and reinstalled many times,,,no change,,,,so i,m thinking the 670 is the way to go,,i like the 256 bit memory interface,,,you think the 4gb would be a better choice,,,i will probably get a new GPU in 2 years,,do you think 2 gb would be enough,,,i love to max the graphics out,,,and with GTA5 around the corner,,,i really like the asus 670 dc II 4gb,,its only 70$ more for the 4gb,,,but will i need it or use it all with my single 1080p monitor,or is 2gb enough
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post #16 of 33
My research/reading has found that the 4Gb card is only necessary for multi monitor or 1440 resolutions. I game at 1920x1200 with my 670 and Crysis 2 runs without issues with hi res and dx11. My gpu is the 2gb asus dc2 non-OC. I'd get a 2gb 670 if you only play at 1080 or 1200 and don't plan on multi monitor. 4gb is a waste of money otherwise. If you plan on keeping the gpu, going Sli and multi monitor, then go 4gb.
 
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post #17 of 33
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Whichever you can get on a 680 PCB...

100% agreed thumb.gif

with 680 pcb: EVGA FTW, Signature 2 FTW, Gigabyte Windforce OC, & Zotac AMP
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post #18 of 33
I think the 660 is a much better value.
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post #19 of 33
670 is a great graphics card! i got the 4gb version OC'd at 1280/6500Mhz :3
    
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post #20 of 33
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My research/reading has found that the 4Gb card is only necessary for multi monitor or 1440 resolutions..

or modded games (e.g. Skyrim), and Arma 3 (both use 3gb for me atm)
    
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