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I am looking at purchasing the EVGA GTX 780. Based on my research it currently appears to be the fastest 780 on the market, is that correct?
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130918

The price stands at $659.99 CAD which is a bit steep but it's probably going to be worth it. For the sake of curiosity, does anybody have a good idea when the price will drop?

Will my 650W PSU handle it along with everyone else on my signature system?

Will my signature system bottleneck this card in any way shape or form? Should my motherboard be upgraded to better PCI-e specs for this card to run at 100% of what it's capable of? (I plan on using EVGA Precision to OC it as much as I can while still keeping it stable)

Anything else I should know about this card? My monitors offer good colour but they are 59hz. I suppose the next purchase could be 120hz monitor but I will cross that bridge later if it's absolutely necessary.

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The price probably won't drop for a while. They are still new cards.

Are far as power, the 780 uses 230w, you'll probably be fine, but if you want to calculate it, that's the number.

I don't know anything about Intel CPU's but I don't see anything that would cause a bottleneck.
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Originally Posted by Fridge Gnome View Post

The price probably won't drop for a while. They are still new cards.

Are far as power, the 780 uses 230w, you'll probably be fine, but if you want to calculate it, that's the number.

I don't know anything about Intel CPU's but I don't see anything that would cause a bottleneck.

OK thanks. smile.gif
    
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Is it this PSU you have?

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=1

This one: http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=36263
    
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