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I currently have a MSI 660 Ti PE and im wondering if it would be better to add another one in SLI or wait for Maxwell. Do you think a $300-400 single Maxwell card will perform better than 2 MSI 660 ti PE?
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Having 2 660ti's will surely have the capability of maxing out ultra on any game currently in existence @ 1920x1080 and probably up to 3K resolutions too + AA to a moderate extent in my opinion.
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For your CPU, get a 2nd 660 Ti and be done with it. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Mad Pistol View Post

For your CPU, get a 2nd 660 Ti and be done with it. thumb.gif
Thanks for the reply. I was just wondering because ive heard that a single Maxwell will perform better than 2 660 tis in SLI. I just dont want to end up wasting money in the long run.
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post #5 of 6
Who knows how maxwell will actually perform. If you need more power, get another card, if you don't, then don't.

By what you need now. No point in waiting for something that is unknown. Maxwell won't be out for a while, we still have the 700 series to go through first, haha.
 
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Isn't maxwell 1+ year away from now? I wouldn't wait by then because if you want performance do it now then you won't have to wait for maxwell to get extra horsepower (or cowpower indeed) and end up having to choose which maxwell to buy and having to buy another one ... nah. Nvidia is not someone who can bring out what they promised wink.gif
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