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Poll Results: What GPU?

 
  • 45% (10)
    GTX 770
  • 22% (5)
    Used GTX 680
  • 31% (7)
    7970
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post #1 of 33
Thread Starter 
Hey guys,

I've been running GTX 460's for a few years now and am sick of SLI. The games I'm currently playing are BF3, Shootmania, CS:GO, and I'll be playing BF4. In your opinion what GPU should I upgrade to and why?
post #2 of 33
The 780 because it is outstanding vs the value and performance you will get, it is by a long shot better than 600 series and 770, and offers pretty might titan performance for half the price. It will be well worth the investment.
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post #3 of 33
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The 780 is not within the price I'm willing to spend.
post #4 of 33

the 770 >680, so if you can afford it definitely go for that.

 

All those cards should handle the games you mentioned easily. In terms of drivers, up till now Nvidia has dominated clearly but AMD is making some good progress, and single GPUS are working fine.

 

The 770 and 7970 should be very close in performance but as far as I know the AMD 7970 is a bit superior.

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post #5 of 33
GTX 770, Depending on where you are from can be had cheaper than the 670 [UK] and also the 7970GE
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post #6 of 33
7970 gets my vote, they are beast cards even today. i must admit i dont know much about the gtx770 yet but looks promising.
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post #7 of 33
I would definitely go with a 770. I'm an amd fanboy when it comes to gpu's but nvidia has really outdone themselves with this generation. They have incredible OC potential and are very stable. I would recommend this 770 because it has 2 x 8 pin power connectors and an amazing array of vrm components and a very reliable power delivery system. When overclocked, it will greatly exceed a 680s performance and come very very close to a 780:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127742
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post #8 of 33
used 7970 or 680
680 performs almost as well as 770
7970 has wide memory bus and has 3gb of memory
if you are getting one of these cards, get non reference version,(especially 7970)
they are quieter, cooler and more overclockable
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post #9 of 33
the 7950 will max out bf3 using 1080 at stock. savings go to haswell.
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post #10 of 33
770. You can get a used 680 for ~$60 less, but I would pay the $60 for the 770 cooler.
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