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*Face Palm*
Thank you for your informative post.


Maybe you should return the card if you are unhappy with it? Get a 670, or wait till next gen.
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So are you sure the settings for heaven are the same for both cards
    
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Yeah, it's hard to justify the price to upgrade vs the performance Fermi could produce.

I'm sitting here feeling stuck with SLI GTX 470's myself.

The 660Ti isn't a wonderous amount of more performance but I would think you would see a bit more.

You mentioned up to a 30% improvement in your fps OP in a past post, that's about what it should be. GPU market is in a cruddy place as far as price/performance goes.

Since the GTX 2** series from NV and the HD 3*** series from AMD all they have done is steadily raise price and not really improve performance vs the price hikes imo.

Gotta have some deep pockets to get some good performance improvements right now.
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You basically summed up how I feel right now. This is a joke. I should have just stayed with my overclocked 470 GTX.

To the people saying get a 670 GTX, those are not even much better than 660 Ti, and Def not worth the 100$ more for 15% AT MOST. Some 660 ti overclocked reach 670 gtx speeds.
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Get an HD 7950 then. tongue.gif
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I am going AMD next time for sure now. I bought this mostly for the Metro last light. Oh well, at least the game will be good even if the card is pathetic.
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Well I'm going from a GTX 460 to a GTX 660 and I better see a big difference.
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post #28 of 127
Yeah you have something wrong. My friend has a 660TI that slaughters my old 465... And my 465 is core unlocked to have use all the hardware of the 470 (448 cores), just with less memory... and it isn't even a contest. His older AMD rig compared to my 3770K running the 465 only managed more than double the FPS in every game that we both have to compare, at the same settings and resolution.
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post #29 of 127
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I keep wondering if something is wrong, But nothing seems to be. I re-installed latest drivers. I had latest ones before the swap anyway, but re-installed since new card may cause issues.

Also I have no artifacting or other graphics problems.
post #30 of 127
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Well I'm going from a GTX 460 to a GTX 660 and I better see a big difference.

I would go for the HD 7870 which has significantly more memory bandwidth and is overall faster:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202025

Plus you get 3 games with it.
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