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Didn't that card have OC issues? Or was it only the TOP version that did?

And i am asking about the 4GB model one, not the 2GB, there are different models, he was referring to that 4GB, unless even 4GB has that OC issues.
   
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Any big ticket game has SLI and or Xfire built into it today, there are many people using something like SLI 660s getting great framerates, if anything multiple GPU setups are becoming much more common since that is how games are being developed. Many AAA titles are taking advantage of multiple GPUS, look at Far Cry 3 and Crysis 3. I had Crysis 3 maxed out on my PC with FPs that was fantastic and it looked gorgeous, and yes, you needed more than one GPU to have it play that way. To play some of the big ticket games without anything turned down you will need more than one gpu.

It's one of those things where you have $X amount of money. You can buy 2x mid-range card or 1x high end card.

The mid-range will be faster by about 10-20% in games that are supported. However, not all games are supported and of course, you're heavily dependent on driver based profiles. Plus there's also the other issues associated with multi-GPU setups, like having fewer expansion slots, microsttuttering (better than it ever was), driver based profile setups, etc. Between the 2 choices, imo for consistency, I think that a single powerful GPU is the way to go.

For 1080p, I think you can max most games on 1 single high end GPU. For 2560x1600/1440 or multi-monitor, you'll need not only 1 high end, but several high end in SLI/CF, although I think you can probably max most games out with a Titan.
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Difficult decision, but we will see what i will end up with, maybe i will sacrifice to use multiple monitors or better using only dual monitor or 30" 1 monitor.
   
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Ok, i don't want to start a new thread, so i will ask here again.

I almost done with my first and second rigs GPU decision, now i am thinking about 3rd rig, i want something that is good enough not so expensive as 660Ti or 670 and also not so cheap, that is capable to put games on Max settings or say High/Med, what will be your recommendations here?
   
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then you must go over to the other side.
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then you must go over to the other side.

What do you mean?
   
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What do you mean?
look into the amd side of cards, idk their prices but maybe the 7850 or 7950
    
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look into the amd side of cards, idk their prices but maybe the 7850 or 7950

So those are what i found

http://uae.dtcae.com/graphic_cards/-/1-0-96/3/radeon-hd7850/

http://uae.souq.com/ae-en/7950/s/

http://uae.dtcae.com/graphic_cards/7950/1/

forget about 7950 because its price is almost same as 660Ti, but there isn't any cheaper than 7850? or then it will not be good so far? And why you mentioned AMD over Nvidia?
   
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I want something that is good enough not so expensive as 660Ti or 670 and also not so cheap, that is capable to put games on Max settings or say High/Med, what will be your recommendations here?

The GTX 650 Ti BOOST 2GB sounds just about right for that specification.
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The GTX 650 Ti BOOST 2GB sounds just about right for that specification.

Yes, and the price is almost same as HD 7850, i can even go with 650 but the price difference over 650Ti is nothing, i think this card is a good choice or you think that AMD 7850 is better? i know it depends on games sometimes but i really prefer and happy with Nvidia graphic.
   
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