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I have MSi GTX 660 Twinfrozr II 2GB OC and I've compared it to one of my Club 3D GTX 670 2GB in different games and benchmarks, and my verdict has been that yest the GTX 670 is faster in everything, but it's not so much faster that I get "wow that's so much faster" feeling when I switch back and forth testing them. I can't really justify and upgrade from GTX 660 to GTX 670 unless you get as seriously good deal... or if you're planning on going to 1440p gaming then the lead for the GTX 670 will be larger. But at 1080/1200p I'd say stick with what you have.
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I have MSi GTX 660 Twinfrozr II 2GB OC and I've compared it to one of my Club 3D GTX 670 2GB in different games and benchmarks, and my verdict has been that yest the GTX 670 is faster in everything, but it's not so much faster that I get "wow that's so much faster" feeling when I switch back and forth testing them. I can't really justify and upgrade from GTX 660 to GTX 670 unless you get as seriously good deal... or if you're planning on going to 1440p gaming then the lead for the GTX 670 will be larger. But at 1080/1200p I'd say stick with what you have.

Yes I wont play on bigger than 1080 for now. appreciate your feedback.

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@AlaskaFox
does not this card will give me enough performance for the time being ? while I was looking into the new nVidia driver now I found they claim that GTX 760 is 12% faster than GTX 660 Ti and 23% faster than the GeForce GTX 660. is this true or just marketing ?

The GTX 760 is a rebranded GTX 670, so while the stats may not be just a marketing scam, the name they stick on it is.
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The GTX 760 is a rebranded GTX 670, so while the stats may not be just a marketing scam, the name they stick on it is.
But price range is very good. thanks for the info.
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I would wait for the 800 series next year. That is what I am doing and keeping my 660. The 660 is still a great card for the money.
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I would wait for the 800 series next year. That is what I am doing and keeping my 660. The 660 is still a great card for the money.

I agree and say wait for the next AMD or GTX series. A 780 would be the only upgrade worth making besides another 660. If that $250 is burning a hole in your pocket, just grab another 660 for less than $200 or save it for a gfx card that is better than a gtx 770/amd 7970.

I got 2 Evga 660 SCs and they have been great. SLI has not given me a single problem. Benchmark performance puts them at or better than a single 680 or 770 but less than a 780. In game, I would say they are comparable or better than a 680 as well. Not bad for $345. My next upgrade will be a 780 or whatever AMD brings to the table (if performance is good / cheaper than nvidia).
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yes I am going to wait......thanks for all replies and the very useful info.
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