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Pop down 600 and get 2 7950s. You will be able to play every game on the market. Anything that is below a GTX 780 are rebrands or the GTX 6xx series.
He would have to deal with CrossFire stutter/runt frames with 7950s.
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Pop down 600 and get 2 7950s. You will be able to play every game on the market. Anything that is below a GTX 780 are rebrands or the GTX 6xx series.
He would have to deal with CrossFire stutter/runt frames with 7950s.

BUT he gets the best bang for the buck. Compromises are always needed.

BTW, if you are going run SLI, get 2 of the same cards then just tell the driver to use one of them for physx (don't dedicate it). It is what I do and works fine.
 
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post #13 of 17
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He would have to deal with CrossFire stutter/runt frames with 7950s.

Only until July 31st though, that's when the driver fix will be coming out for the AMD cards.
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BUT he gets the best bang for the buck. Compromises are always needed.

BTW, if you are going run SLI, get 2 of the same cards then just tell the driver to use one of them for physx (don't dedicate it). It is what I do and works fine.
It's not exactly the best bang for the buck when GTX 760s in SLi will be much faster in when measured with FCAT.

HD 7950s in CFX will perform about the same as GTX 660 Tis in SLi.
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Only until July 31st though, that's when the driver fix will be coming out for the AMD cards.
That's more than a month away and just because they release new drivers doesn't mean they'll actually fix the problem.
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"HD 7950s in CFX will perform about the same as GTX 660 Tis in SLi. "

If not OCed.. only in some cases yes.. otherwise they kick my GPU-Butts (:
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I like cuda cores because I use a lot of adobe programs so I'm going to stick with NVIDIA graphics cards. Another option I could do is 3 way sli 760 evga 4gb. I'll see what I can afford when I get paid tomorrow. is 3-way sli 760 better then 2 way 770?
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I like cuda cores because I use a lot of adobe programs so I'm going to stick with NVIDIA graphics cards. Another option I could do is 3 way sli 760 evga 4gb. I'll see what I can afford when I get paid tomorrow. is 3-way sli 760 better then 2 way 770?
I had three 670s at one point, but I returned it. Three way SLI has horrible scaling, stick with 2way SLI if you are going to do it.
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