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I am running my sig rig, 2700k at 4.5ghz and 560ti sli.
I am planning on upgrading soon and think that i could get some better performance if i upgraded my graphics cards. Would any suggest a good match for my cpu as im sure my sli 560's are the bottleneck in this system.
Im not sure whether my cpu would keep up with the latest gpu's out like the 780 and 680. Any ideas or suggestions would be great.
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I am running my sig rig, 2700k at 4.5ghz and 560ti sli.
I am planning on upgrading soon and think that i could get some better performance if i upgraded my graphics cards. Would any suggest a good match for my cpu as im sure my sli 560's are the bottleneck in this system.
Im not sure whether my cpu would keep up with the latest gpu's out like the 780 and 680. Any ideas or suggestions would be great.

I'd sell the 560's and put the money towards a GTX 770 and then upgrade my CPU at a later date.
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I am running my sig rig, 2700k at 4.5ghz and 560ti sli.
Im not sure whether my cpu would keep up with the latest gpu's out like the 780 and 680. Any ideas or suggestions would be great.

An i7-2700K @ 4.5GHz would not be a bottleneck even for a 780.

If you have the cash ($649) that's what I'd get, otherwise a 770 ($399).
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Thanks for the feedback guys. I am looking at 780 at the moment, maybe wait and see how much and what the 760's will do.
And as for the 560 ti's they are 1gb 384 core twinfrozer but a matching pair tried 6 gpu's to get ones that would overclock the same not sure how much there worth im guessing around £250 if i'm lucky.
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Yeah you'll probably get £200-250 if you're lucky. I've seen quite a few 560 ti's go for about the £80 mark on ebay. Good luck mate.
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