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So the bottom line is to get 670 instead of two 660?
And what brands do you suggest?
 
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The FPS counter on the screen won't show much difference, but that doesn't mean they're the same. The difference comes from better frame latency (smoothness), more frequent/better driver releases, PhysX/CUDA, etc etc. Your instincts are right on. thumb.gif

Oh yeah, you totally have to ignore any tangible measures of performance. From what I understand, while not as powerful, or as overclockable as the 7950 and 7970, the GTX 670 and 680 smell like candy at load and poop out unicorns and rainbows when you aren't looking! rolleyes.gif lol i'm just kidding, I guess when push comes to shove, you really can't go wrong with any of the 4 flagship choices.

Zvejniex, if you are really set on going green, I would definitely say go 670 over two 660s, that or wait for the performance and price numbers for the 760 and 770.
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post #23 of 27
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So the bottom line is to get 670 instead of two 660?
And what brands do you suggest?

yep, i agree with RatPatrol01 either get a 670 or wait for the 770 and 660ti's to drop
As to brands.
EVGA or MSI i would look at if i went green team smile.gif
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Oh yeah, you totally have to ignore any tangible measures of performance. From what I understand, while not as powerful, or as overclockable as the 7950 and 7970, the GTX 670 and 680 smell like candy at load and poop out unicorns and rainbows when you aren't looking! rolleyes.gif

TIL frame latency isn't a tangible measure of performance?

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But whatever, you definitely always want to chose 1 card instead of 2 if it can be helped OP. Sounds like the 670 is your winner. Or maybe a used 680 for the same price? wink.gif
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Sadly my budhet is only 670 palit/gainward. Atleast where i live they are priced same, and lower than others. Gigabyte is 40$ more. An the 660ti is 100$ cheaper than 670.
Ive heard that blow fans arent good for a single card, but for a sli config they are awesome, is that true?
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post #26 of 27
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TIL frame latency isn't a tangible measure of performance?

Haha I was just pokin fun at your statement "The FPS counter on the screen won't show much difference, but that doesn't mean they're the same." You know as well as I do we could go back and forth on the topic of red vs green all day and get nowhere tongue.gif
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Sadly my budhet is only 670 palit/gainward. Atleast where i live they are priced same, and lower than others. Gigabyte is 40$ more. An the 660ti is 100$ cheaper than 670.
Ive heard that blow fans arent good for a single card, but for a sli config they are awesome, is that true?

I've had both blower style coolers and traditional fan coolers in single card setups before, the blower fan definitely beats a single traditional fan, if it's a bit loud while it's at it, but the double and triple fan setups like XFX Double Dissipation or Twin Frozr are the clear winners.
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MSI Twin Frozr GTX670 PE OC (sadly only 2Gb), EVGA 4Gb or 4Gb Gigabyte X3 Windforce are good choices! If you want to future proof for as long as possible 4GB would be the way to go but will probably be beyond budget.
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