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Hey guys ...

It's time for an upgrade again and although this has been asked a million times there is always 1 thing different ... They always compare the 4GB 680 against the 780.


Currently I have a single 2GB 680 running with a mild OC (1250mhz core) and was wondering if I should rather save for a 780 or will 2x 2GB 680's "kill" the 780 or will the 2GB VRAM limit me to the point of it being pointless to SLI


I am running 1200p and noticed there are games that definitely need settings lowered and I would prefer to play most games at max if possible or at least close to max.


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post #2 of 6
I'd go dual 680s. Unless you're playing Skyrim with texture mods out the wazoo, a 2GB frame buffer won't slow you down at 1200p.
 
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Single 780. IMO single card solutions are best. 780 has newer technology.
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Add another 680.
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post #5 of 6
680 if you can get it for $350 or less, otherwise sell your 680 and then spend the extra cash and get a 780.
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well I can no longer get 680's easily in my country so I will be looking at buying second hand (meaning the card will probably be around $400 to $450) ...


It seems that unless people are against sli, they will always go dual 680 ... ... smile.gif ... thanks for the advice guys
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