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Now to find a backup card. For single 1440p.

I have been mostly browsing internet with my Quadfire lately. Talk about wasting energy and creating heat.
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crazy talk what do you play that cannot be pushed by the 7970's
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Originally Posted by Christina594 View Post

crazy talk what do you play that cannot be pushed by the 7970's

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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

I have been mostly browsing internet with my Quadfire lately. Talk about wasting energy and creating heat.


Preparing myself to the other generation of cards. Tired of playing. Will play golf instead and enjoy the summer biggrin.gif
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post #74 of 104
If you think you can survive with a single low-end card (7850 for example) until the next gen cards come out, then get one, wait until the new cards come out and then get four of the best card at that time.

Otherwise, get as many Titans as you can. Although there's no info about the 700 series, I dont think that the best single GPU card of the 700 series will beat a single Titan. Even if it does, it probably wont be by a very big margin. So you will be getting more than (or at least near about) 780 performance now (per card). [Speaking for myself, that is a very good deal. It'd be nice to see my year-old card beating the next gen ones for a change, even if I invested a grand on it.]

Whatever you do with the money, you should definitely sell the cards before they lose their value when the next gen cards come out.

But you probably already know all of this and are better equipped to make a solid decision on your own. Looking forward to your next build log with Titans, if you plan to go in that direction.


EDIT : I was typing this while you posted your decision to sell them. Talk about timing! tongue.gif
Anyways, smart move. thumb.gif
Edited by ahnafakeef - 3/28/13 at 12:08am
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post #75 of 104
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I don't know which low-end cards yet, so many movements lately in that department.

I will have an air cooled GPU? headscratch.gif I don't remember how this work doh.gif


Thanks all for your help, I couldn't make a choice without you guys.
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post #77 of 104
This performance per dollar comparison might help if you're looking to get the best performance for your money. You could try using the integrated GPU on your motherboard for a change if you want to save as much money as possible. tongue.gif

Also, as to how air-cooled GPUs work, you just plug them in and watch them do their magic lol tongue.gif
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I'd get a 7850 2 GB. Decently cheap (around $200 I believe) and it can play BF3 1080p maxed settings with around 45-65 FPS. I think it'd be a decent temporary replacement/backup card for the time being. thumb.gif
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3 x Titan is very tempting. thinking.gif

Cost of 3 x Titan plus waterblocks plus all the work involved in the new setup?

How about 2 x GTX 690 or wait to see what the Nvidia 700 series are like?
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Cost of 3 x Titan plus waterblocks plus all the work involved in the new setup?

How about 2 x GTX 690 or wait to see what the Nvidia 700 series are like?

this would be a downgrade from what he currently has :wink.gif
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