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post #11 of 25
i would still wait for the 780gtx and see what the results are of the 780gtx.
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i also think you should wait for the 780 to come out and see how well that performs before buying any more graphics cards.
plus if you did get a 780 then i'm sure you could always get another one later when/if the prices drop.
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Get a Single GTX780, then get a second one used or at a cheaper price later on. Prices should go down when AMD releases new cards near the end of the years. Though depending on how good they are might just want to sell that 780 and get that. CF should be fixed and scaling would still be better then SLI, would make for a killer setup. Plus Eyefinity is better then Surround.

2GB Really isn't enough for the Rez you want to do, the 780 should be better suited at least for now.
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Get a Single GTX780, then get a second one used or at a cheaper price later on. Prices should go down when AMD releases new cards near the end of the years. Though depending on how good they are might just want to sell that 780 and get that. CF should be fixed and scaling would still be better then SLI, would make for a killer setup. Plus Eyefinity is better then Surround.

2GB Really isn't enough for the Rez you want to do, the 780 should be better suited at least for now.
hmm i'm not sure how i feel about spending over $400 on a single video card. that's why i bought the 670 and not the 680. i guess i'll just have to see

why do people say CF/eyefinity is better than sli/surround?
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hmm i'm not sure how i feel about spending over $400 on a single video card. that's why i bought the 670 and not the 680. i guess i'll just have to see

why do people say CF/eyefinity is better than sli/surround?

Better game support

I have seen people with using SLI with surround and having problems.

CF your limited to having all your monitors on the top card

Though I have seen people with Eyefinity having flicker issues, but drivers have probably fixed that for most everyone by now as seen that issue lot less.



Nvidia is better of 3D even though AMD can do it as well, just like AMD is better at Eyefinity.
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post #16 of 25
go for two 7970 ghz edition 3gigs of vram
it will be cheaper than a 7990 and you'll have more power than the titan
+ you'll have room for overcloking them
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go for two 7970 ghz edition 3gigs of vram
it will be cheaper than a 7990 and you'll have more power than the titan
+ you'll have room for overcloking them
why not two 7950? it also has 3gb vram
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why not two 7950? it also has 3gb vram
I would go with Crossfire 7950 because some cards like the HIS IceQ X2 7950 card can beat the reference 7970 card when overclocked.
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why not two 7950? it also has 3gb vram

Best Bang for your buck would be you getting two 7950's for CF and tossing a Waterblock on each and maybe go for a GPU only loop if you wanna keep your CPU cooler. Though that would only be good if you wanna clock the crap out of them, in the OC game a 7950 will go up against a gtx680. Still would be cheaper then getting a titan, and a good deal faster.

If water isn't your thing something like the HIS IceQ is a must for dual cards, or a card with a blower on it. You want atleast one for the top card as cards with Fans only circulate the air inside you case and can be suffocated easily.
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Best Bang for your buck would be you getting two 7950's for CF and tossing a Waterblock on each and maybe go for a GPU only loop if you wanna keep your CPU cooler. Though that would only be good if you wanna clock the crap out of them, in the OC game a 7950 will go up against a gtx680. Still would be cheaper then getting a titan, and a good deal faster.

If water isn't your thing something like the HIS IceQ is a must for dual cards, or a card with a blower on it. You want atleast one for the top card as cards with Fans only circulate the air inside you case and can be suffocated easily.
i dont trust in my oc-ing skills yet. im still too afraid to oc my cpu and ram

interesting...blower is better? i thought open coolers were better
no wonder my gtx 670 with triple fan open cooler died. wait...but then again my gtx 260 with blower cooler died too
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AMD FX-6300 AsRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 XFX R9 270 Core Edition (R9-270A-CNFC) HyperX Savage 2x4GB DDR3-2133 
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Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB Windows 10 Home 64-bit LG 47" 1080p TV Logitech K400 Plus 
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Silverstone 700W (ST70F-PB) Cooler Master Elite 361 
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