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Poll Results: which card to buy?

 
  • 33% (5)
    gtx 760 now and +1 sli later
  • 0% (0)
    gtx 7850 now and + 1 CF later
  • 26% (4)
    gtx 7950 now and +1 CF later
  • 0% (0)
    gtx 650ti now and +1 sli later
  • 40% (6)
    none of the above get a single card solution
15 Total Votes  
post #11 of 17
I would avoid 1gb cards, and spring for the 2gb models. Even at 1080p, most every game will be limited by 1gb of VRAM.

My 2cents.gif just having upgraded from a 650ti BOOST to a 760: get a 760 or a 7950. I think you will be disappointed with a 650ti boost/7850 coming from a 670.
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post #12 of 17
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yeah i am looking at this one.
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=62826&vpn=CP-9020040-NA&manufacture=Corsair&promoid=1316
and these cables to replace the enermax.
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=76089&vpn=CP-8920010&manufacture=Corsair
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I would change it.. psu is a critical part of a system
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post #13 of 17
Thread Starter 
yeah i meant the boost model. thanks.
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Originally Posted by f0rteOC View Post

The 650 Ti can't SLI, but the 650 Ti Boost can.
650 Ti Boost SLI <= 7970 GHz Ed.
7850 CF = 650 Ti Boost SLI
7850 < GTX 760
760 SLI > GTX Titan
760 >= 7950

The GTX 760 is a good choice, unless you want the game bundle w/ the 7950.
AMD has a CF micro-stuttering fix coming next month, so don't be afraid to CF. thumb.gif

card is gone already. RMA'd and the replacement is being shipped to my little brother to replace his 9800gt. time for me to find a replacement.
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Your psu should fine. Try baking your video card and see if you can bring it back to life. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK7RZjAC-qE

read my previous post. there is a 99.99 deal on a corsair modular i am looking at with some sleeved cables. thanks.
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Those 2 psu's are pretty good if you are interested

http://www.fractal-design.com/?view=product&category=3&prod=82

http://www.zalman.co.kr/global/product/Product_Read.php?Idx=646
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post #14 of 17
If you already had a GTX 670 you might be disappointed going back to a slower gpu.
For 1080p I would try to stick with a single card - so 7950 7970 or GTX760 or GTX 770 (if they fit your budget).
Waiting for SLI/CFX drivers can be a drag (as I am doing with Company of Heroes 2 at the moment).
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post #15 of 17
BF3 MP 64 Full at 1080 ULTRA (all) and 4MSAA with the 7950 at stock and the i7 SB 4.5 HT OFF . . .



your i5 at 4.5 will be faster and should net 60 minimum fps. Most review sites are only showing average fps.

BTW, BF3 using crossfire 7900 series are smooth as butter.thumb.gif
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post #16 of 17
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looks like the voting so far is split.
i think i am going to the gtx 760 route.
i already got all the games in the bundle.
and i need to replace this psu asap.
the gtx 760 doesn't also break the bank with the psu.
and later i can get titan like speeds in sli with another added on should i need it.
i mean i only game on one monitor so i think this card is enough to 1080p gaming.

unless there is something i dont know.
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post #17 of 17
Just pay attention to card availability. Two years from now GTX760's might be hard to get new. thumb.gif
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