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post #1 of 26
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I am about to start a new build have the option of getting dual gtx 780 or getting one gtx 780 and getting a water cooling system. I will be gamin on one monitor at 1080p. So.... What do you guys suggest I do?
post #2 of 26
With 1 monitor you dont need more then a single 780
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I vote for water cooling.
    
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post #4 of 26
I would probably upgrade the monitor and get another 780. Watercooling whilst cool (excuse the pun) is something that should be added once you are happy with the performance of your PC. If you're not happy with it, the money could be better spent.

However, as the user above has stated, on 1080p you're probably not going to be getting your money's worth. I would get a nice 1440p display first.
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post #5 of 26
If You are happy with your current resolution than LC better than second GPU
post #6 of 26
Unless you are doing 120Hz you shouldn't need two GPUs.
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post #7 of 26

Go under water thumb.gif

You will have a lot of fun choosing each components and building it; it's like building another rig inside of your computer. 
You probably wont even notice the second 780s in terms of raw performance.

post #8 of 26
I vote for a second GPU. Watercooling is great and all, but given the choice between cooling and better hardware, I'd pick hardware every time. The 780 is, by all accounts, a pretty quiet card as it is, so watercooling isn't necessary anyway.
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post #9 of 26
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I will be gaming on a 144hz monitor. So, does this mean I will benefit from the second 780? If not, I might just go watercooling as I am happy gaming at 1080P.biggrin.gif
post #10 of 26
2nd GTX 780 and then later when you gather more funds water cool them smile.gif C'mon the blocks are just £80 if the rest of the you WC system is capable to dissipate the heat generated by 2xGTX 780 that will be your only expense, unless you will be building a whole new WC system!
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