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So basically im building a computer for a friend. I'm looking for a good video card that can run Flight Simulator at max. I know FSX is very CPU base, but it also needs a good GPU. I was thinking at first going with the GTX 770, but its a bit expensive, I might pull the trigger for it. But im also thinking about the GTX 760. Note: He plays at 1080p res, there both 2GB, does that even matter? anyways here are the two cards im looking at it. if you have any other suggestions please let me know.

Which card you think I should go with?

GTX 760- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130938

or

GTX 770- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130919

Thank You OCN.
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consider the 760 with the ACX cooler. it has 5 power phases as opposed to 4 and a better cooler to help with temps that will help with boost/overclocking
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Originally Posted by looniam View Post

consider the 760 with the ACX cooler. it has 5 power phases as opposed to 4 and a better cooler to help with temps that will help with boost/overclocking
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^^This, the GTX 760 is one of the best price / performance card. Really cheap and really fast for its money.


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post #4 of 9
760 cheap enough to get another at somepoint if he can sli (and its a really good deal atm)
consider the 770 if he doesnt plan on getting a second card to sli and wants a nice single card performance.

2gb of vram is fine for 1080p
post #5 of 9
I'm voting the EVGA GTX 760 with ACX cooler. Then, in a year or so down the line, pick up another 760 in SLI and have better then Titan performance for much less.
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Needs to be for a single card. Flight simulator x dosent support sli. Also he will be playing at 1080p. So thats the most important
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post #7 of 9
Personally i would opt for the MSI 760 versus the EVGA 760 ACX :

MSI 760 = http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_760_msi_gaming_review,6.html

EVGA 760 ACX = http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_760_evga_superclocked_acx_review,6.html

Definitely would not go with this EVGA cooler style due to the load temp on the GPU : http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_760_review,6.html

If you go with the 770 dont forget the Windforce that is very popular with folks due to its excellent GPU temps :

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/gigabyte_geforce_gtx_770_windforce_review,6.html

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125463



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The 760 sure is a lot cheaper but still gives awesome performance.
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I purchased the GTX 760 with the ACX cooler, Thanks so much guys. <33333333333333333333333333333
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