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Poll Results: Which route should I go?

 
  • 37% (6)
    GTX 670 2 GB SLI
  • 12% (2)
    7950 3 GB Crossfire
  • 18% (3)
    7970 3 GB Crossfire
  • 25% (4)
    Single Titan
  • 6% (1)
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post #21 of 23
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Originally Posted by cam51037 View Post

I just thought of something, if I just bought a normal GTX 670 FTW edition it would be cheaper than the Sig2, and because I'd be putting waterblocks on both cards it wouldn't matter, and hopefully will clock as well/better than my current card. That's only if I go the SLI 670 route though. rolleyes.gif

Thoughts?

Yeah sounds fine, you can sync the cards anyway to the same clock speeds.

2GB VRAM is in discussion a lot here, but 2GB for 1080p is more than enough on every game on the market at the moment. I really cant see it being an issue for some time unless you have multiple monitors with maxed out settings on games like Crysis 2.

SLI is just great, no problems atall with mine. Only 1 game in my collection doesn't support it, those that do have incredible performance! thumb.gif
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Yeah sounds fine, you can sync the cards anyway to the same clock speeds.

2GB VRAM is in discussion a lot here, but 2GB for 1080p is more than enough on every game on the market at the moment. I really cant see it being an issue for some time unless you have multiple monitors with maxed out settings on games like Crysis 2.

SLI is just great, no problems atall with mine. Only 1 game in my collection doesn't support it, those that do have incredible performance! thumb.gif
Thanks for the reply! I play in 1440p, and games like BF3 are taking around 1.9GB of VRAM, but that's totally maxed out, and in guessing next gen games will take about the same, but I'll still wait to see what the 8xxx series offers before I make my decision.
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Hmmm. if you can't wait for 8000, I'd say ..
1. If you don't mind how overpriced a Titan is, get it and SLi/sell it down the line
2. If you don't have issues with Xfire or are banking on AMD to fix the frame latency issues some people complain about soon, 2x 7970Ghz or 7950's (only if you'll OC their brains out).
3. If you prefer Nvidia's offerings, get 2x 770's to hold you off for a while. Of course, you run the risk of potential scaling/compatibility issues just as with above
4. Cheapest solution is to add another 670 for now, sell them once we see the performance of 8000 series (or Maxwell, depending on the time frames. Hopefully AMD announces the 8000 series at E3 or something). You can definitely live with turning some settings down for the time being for the SLi 670 solution.
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