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So I bought a 760, and returned it as it was damaged.

My question is I'm reconsidering my 760 purchase.

I run 2 monitors all the time. One runs games, other will have itunes / browser on it. I do not play Crysis 3 or Fallout or anything. My question is this,

I like the 770 because it has 2 DVI ports and I've heard great reviews about it. But my other question is, do I need that extra GB of vram? I do not play skyrim either so that's another prequestion answer.

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if you are impressed by the 5770, then you should be more with the 760. i'll get the 7950 if i were you, though.
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No you do not need the extra gb of ram. It could come in handy in future games though. If you are planning to keep your card longer than 2 years it might be wise to check out a 7950/7970, but then again the new 9000 series are coming out in a month. If you need a GPU now you won't be dissapointed by the 770. Did you ever use the 760? Anyway I owned both a 760 and a 680(basically a 7770 when overclocked which I did) and didn't feel that much of a performance difference.
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No need for the extra ram.

Both the 760 and 770 are not bad purchases. A little pricy compared to the 7000's, but not bad.

If you are fairly satisfied with the 5770, though, get the 760. That tells me it will be more than enough power. You'll be quite satisifed.
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OP given the current prices HD 7950 / HD 7970 is tough to beat. here is Sapphire HD 7950 boost and Sapphire HD 7970 OC. both cards come with 2 DVI ports.

Sapphire HD 7950 - USD 239 after $10 off AT-79503GB w/code: IRENA4110(ends 09/02/2013)
http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=AT-79503GB

Sapphire HD 7970 OC - USD 320
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202008
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Woah I think you guys are taking my words the wrong way.

I'm just impressed at the frames it runs a few games at. I did run my 760 some. But I'm curious if I sli them if I'll be happy with results.

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