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1320mhz stable gtx670... should I get a gtx780?

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Hi, Like the title states smile.gif I game at 1080p and I can turn all the latest games up to max minus max AA. Do you think it would be worth it to future proof, or even for current titles to get a gtx 780? Thanks biggrin.gif
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Hi, Like the title states smile.gif I game at 1080p and I can turn all the latest games up to max minus max AA. Do you think it would be worth it to future proof, or even for current titles to get a gtx 780? Thanks biggrin.gif

Hmph. You might net another 17-19% performance *Guesstimate*
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At 1080p, I wouldn't bother, current titles play really well with the 670 for me. ymmv.
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No. I think you would be better off spending $250-350 (used/new) for a second 670 for SLI. The reviews I've seen show stock 650Ti Boost 2-way SLI to be equivalent to a single 780, and while the 780 is 13-17 percent faster than a stock 680, your card is probably3-7 ppercent faster than a stock 680. Adding a second one would give you an 85-99 percent increase in performance, putting you well ahead of the 780/Titan.
   
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Agreed with micheal ocn.
It's all about the resolution you play at.

Heck my 570 rocks pretty hard at 1080p.
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1080P keep your card and wait watch the ocn marketplace and ebay probly can snag a 670 cheap when people upgrade to the 770/780.
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Thank you all very much for your input! I will try and pick up another 670, but I imagine I will have to drop the clocks because finding another one that can do 1320 might be difficult right? Thanks a lot! I have never done sli before.
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Thank you all very much for your input! I will try and pick up another 670, but I imagine I will have to drop the clocks because finding another one that can do 1320 might be difficult right? Thanks a lot! I have never done sli before.

Well you do have a nice card and obviously like having a single gpu solution. You could sell your GTX 670 for $300 or a little bit more and buy a GTX 780. I mean if your going to spend $300 for another 670, you could go the GTX 780 route instead for a little bit more money.

Two 670s will be faster than a GTX 780, like 10-15% faster. But having one fast card is always the way to go to avoid sli hassles.
    
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Two 670s will be faster than a GTX 780, like 10-15% faster. But having one fast card is always the way to go to avoid sli hassles.
SLi 670's will destroy a single 780.
Having a single GPU is nice though.
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Yeah, it's going to be WAY more than 10-15 percent faster... He's already running as fast or faster than a stock 680, so assuming that he gains a very conservative 75 percent boost, he's still going to end up about 60 percent faster than a single 780 @ 1080p. The difference may be down to 50 percent @ 1440p, and in Surround he would likely end up better of with the 384bit bus, but performanceand cost wise it makes a llot more sense to add a second 670.

Almost all major games have support for SLI, the games that don't are typically "indie" games that are not very demandingaanyway.

It also gives some flexibility with games that use PhysX, as he may be able to get better performance in some by running a single GPU with the second dedicated to PhysX performance. Lower max framerate but much smoother game play (Borderlands 2).
   
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2x MCP35X + Heatsinks/80x15mm Fan XSPC EX420 Alphacool NeXXos UT60 240 6x Bgears Blasters 140mm 1800rpm Fans 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
4x Koolance 120x25mm 2600rpm Fans Comp/Rotary Fittings (BP/XSPC/Monsoon) Primoflex Pro LRT - White (1/2x3/4) Windows 7 Professional 64bit  
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
Dell P2210Hb 21.5" 1920x1080p Viewsonic VA2012WB 20.1" LCD 1680x1050 Dell U3014 Eizo 27" 1440p 10bit RGB-LED Backlit AH-IPS Panel 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
55" LG HDTV (their top 2014 model) Ducky Mechanical (Browns) NZXT HALE90 850W + 8 blown-up AX1200/i's NZXT Switch 810 (White) 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
R.A.T.3 + MX510 My Desk GRADO RS1i Headphones Grado PS1000 Headphones 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Bitfenix Hydra Pro Fan Controller 5ch 30W/ch Bitfenix Alchemy Individually-Sleeved Extension... NZXT Individually-Sleeved Front Panel Wires (Bl... Phobya Sleeved 1x3pin-to-4x3pin Fan Splitter 
OtherOtherOther
Sleeved Wires w Paracord myself (no Heatshrink) Custom Front and Top Panels w HexxMesh *In Prog... Working on Custom Pedestal Prototype 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 3930K @ 4.92Ghz Asus Rampage 4 Extreme EVGA GTX670 FTW 2GB  EVGA GTX780Ti Classified K|ngp|n Edition @ 1483... 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveHard Drive
EVGA GTX780Ti Classified K|ngp|n Edition @ 1483... 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws-Z @ DDR3-2248 9-10-9-26 1T Samsung 830 256GB SSD WD10EZEX 1TB HDD 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
WD10EALX 1TB HDD Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB WD3200AAKS 320GB HDD WD5000HHTZ 10krpm 500GB VelociRaptor 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LG/Hitachi Slim DVD-R/W Custom MB-Backside VRM-sinks (Copper) 3x NZXT RF-FX140LB 1-2krpm 98.3CFM Case Fans 2x Corsair SP120-PE Case Fans 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Heatkiller GTX680 "Hole Edition" Block + Backplate XSPC Single-Bay Res (Single 5.25 bay) EK Multioption Res X2 - Advanced 150 DD "Fill-Port Res" + Fill-Port Fitting (Red) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
2x MCP35X + Heatsinks/80x15mm Fan XSPC EX420 Alphacool NeXXos UT60 240 6x Bgears Blasters 140mm 1800rpm Fans 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
4x Koolance 120x25mm 2600rpm Fans Comp/Rotary Fittings (BP/XSPC/Monsoon) Primoflex Pro LRT - White (1/2x3/4) Windows 7 Professional 64bit  
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
Dell P2210Hb 21.5" 1920x1080p Viewsonic VA2012WB 20.1" LCD 1680x1050 Dell U3014 Eizo 27" 1440p 10bit RGB-LED Backlit AH-IPS Panel 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
55" LG HDTV (their top 2014 model) Ducky Mechanical (Browns) NZXT HALE90 850W + 8 blown-up AX1200/i's NZXT Switch 810 (White) 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
R.A.T.3 + MX510 My Desk GRADO RS1i Headphones Grado PS1000 Headphones 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Bitfenix Hydra Pro Fan Controller 5ch 30W/ch Bitfenix Alchemy Individually-Sleeved Extension... NZXT Individually-Sleeved Front Panel Wires (Bl... Phobya Sleeved 1x3pin-to-4x3pin Fan Splitter 
OtherOtherOther
Sleeved Wires w Paracord myself (no Heatshrink) Custom Front and Top Panels w HexxMesh *In Prog... Working on Custom Pedestal Prototype 
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