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Hey all,

I just purchased a 27" Asus 144hz 3D monitor and I'll be running it from a single GTX670 gpu. I have a Sabertooth X79/3930k combo with 16gb of Corsair Dominator 1866mhz memory. My question is would I need a second GTX670 for decent fps (40+) If so, here's the biggie, Microcenter has a deal on an EVGA GTX670 superclocked gpu. Would I be able to SLI my standard 670 with the superclocked model? I understand that the SC gpu has 4gb of memory and it would (possibly) only be able to utilize 2gb to match the standard model. Thanks!
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Hey all,

I just purchased a 27" Asus 144hz 3D monitor and I'll be running it from a single GTX670 gpu. I have a Sabertooth X79/3930k combo with 16gb of Corsair Dominator 1866mhz memory. My question is would I need a second GTX670 for decent fps (40+) If so, here's the biggie, Microcenter has a deal on an EVGA GTX670 superclocked gpu. Would I be able to SLI my standard 670 with the superclocked model? I understand that the SC gpu has 4gb of memory and it would (possibly) only be able to utilize 2gb to match the standard model. Thanks!

The 4 GB card will run as a 2 GB card if you do that
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OK, I figured that might be the case. Do you think it would make a difference in fps games? i.e. would I even need a second card with the 27" 1920x1080 144hz monitor?
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OK, I figured that might be the case. Do you think it would make a difference in fps games? i.e. would I even need a second card with the 27" 1920x1080 144hz monitor?
If you where talking about 1440P then you would need 4 GB for 1080P 2GB is fine

I am about to do the same i have a 2 GB GTX 680 and have ordered a 4 GB GTX 680 and i will be running both cards untill i have found a buyer for the 2 GB card so i can order a second 4 GB GTX 680 but i am on 1440P so i need more then 2 GB you really dont need that much
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The thing is you always want overkill with a 120hz-144Hz monitor. They shine when they are displaying 100+ FPS, So yes, get a second card thumb.gif
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post #6 of 10
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That's what I needed to know....along with the, ever important, "will it work" question! thumb.gif Thanks for the quick responses guys, I don't know how long the deal will last on Microcenter's website
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I would recommend getting another 670 as well. You have a 144Hz monitor and it doesn't shine until you can actually get 100+ FPS. If you are playing your games at 60fps you might as well have bought a 60hz monitor.
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Thanks for the replies everyone.... I bought the card. +rep for the quick responses.
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Update to my original post...... I purchased the Superclocked GTX670 4gb and it will NOT SLI with my standard 2gb card. I can see it in the Nvidia control panel but it's just being used for PhysX, no SLI option is visible.
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Bad luck, you really need sli for the 144hz screen to shine. I had a single 670 for a few days and had to get a second one to get the 144hz smoothness back.

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