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Should I purchase another 680 or a 780?

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At the moment I run a system with these specs:
Core I7-3770k
Corsair H100
8gb 1600mhz ram
MSI Geforce GTX 680 Lightning Edition
MSI MPower Z77 Motherboard
Rosewill 750w Power Supply

I currently play games fine maxed out but I would like to upgrade especially for Battlefield 4. I currently have about $450 and I am wondering for an upgrade, should I purchase another 680 Lightning for about $350 or should I sell my 680 for about the same price and purchase a 780. Thanks for your opinions ahead of time!
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Looks like you're fine running one card, so I vote for one GTX 780.

Plus you get 3gb of vram. A couple of open air cooler Lightnings makes for the top card in sli very warm, another plus for running one GTX 780 instead of two 680s.

I would wait it out for a 780 Lightning though!biggrin.gif
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I added a second MSI GTX670 to my original card, but was pretty unhappy with SLI in general. Went to a single GTX780 instead and am much happier!

So, my vote is for the 780 smile.gif
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Why not just wait and see how BF4 actually performs?
 
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Originally Posted by Nighthawk7397 View Post

At the moment I run a system with these specs:
Core I7-3770k
Corsair H100
8gb 1600mhz ram
MSI Geforce GTX 680 Lightning Edition
MSI MPower Z77 Motherboard
Rosewill 750w Power Supply

I currently play games fine maxed out but I would like to upgrade especially for Battlefield 4. I currently have about $450 and I am wondering for an upgrade, should I purchase another 680 Lightning for about $350 or should I sell my 680 for about the same price and purchase a 780. Thanks for your opinions ahead of time!

I've been trying to decide if I should switch to a 780 as well, instead of getting a 2nd Asus GTX680 4GB card. I know your pain man lol.
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^ I just recently decided to go SLI with 2 670's, installed everything today, and I am pumped, its really nice. Performance wise I got the boost I hoped for, so all in all, this was a great upgrade.(Also managed to locally source the second card(new) for around 325$ so it made perfect sense :-))
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