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post #11 of 16
The PEEN is out to get your wallet!

A DCU II card will do, downclock your TOP (easier) or try to OC your regular card to TOP level

From TECHPOWERUP:

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/GeForce_GTX_670_Direct_Cu_II/
post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by delavan View Post

This is one of the problems with SLI: finding another card down the road, especially if you went custom in the first place.

Most people like matching cards for the looks, but you need matching clocks, memory buffer and matching core. you can manually adjust clocks using EVGA Precision, MSI afterburner etc....to run both cards at same clocks..

If you run two cards at different clock, I think the SLI setup will run at the lowest of the two card's clock. If you run a 2GB and 4GB card, the memory buffer will reflect 2GB max...you CAN't run cards that use different cores (ex being 560Ti 384 cores with a 560Ti 448 cores...although this example is rare with the last few gens...

so most people say that you should buy one powerful card and SLI down the road, that make sense, but it's harder to find cards!

I suggest you post in the WTB (want to buy) section of forums, so some dude might be tempted to get in touch with you to sell you his card...

This is also my mindset. i dont care so much about similar looking cards, and i know the regular DU cards are also good, just not as OC'd. But i dont think they will get to 1300 as fast. I guess i can just downclock the TOP model.
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The GTX 670 is a last gen card. I would say get the GTX 780 as the best single GPU set up or you could SLI 760s which perform close to a Titan. Youe choice.
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The GTX 670 is a last gen card. I would say get the GTX 780 as the best single GPU set up or you could SLI 760s which perform close to a Titan. Youe choice.

no reason to go SLI 760's. He already has 1 670 and 2 670's would out perform 2 760's
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Literally just got my second 670 in today. I have a EVGA gtx 670 4gb and Asus Directc 2 gtx 670 4gb (the one that came in today). Working great so far. Performance is pretty close to double. Definitely recommend to the OP to just go for a second one. You won't regret it. thumb.gif

EDIT: Figure I'd post a picture up. My evga 670 has a Antec 620 on it using Dwoods bracket.
Despite being 2 completely different looking cards. I think it looks pretty good. biggrin.gif
And yes, that fan is sitting on top of the Asus card lol rolleyes.gif


Edited by bvsbutthd101 - 9/3/13 at 5:51pm
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hey OP,

I am looking to SLI something similar, either 670 or 770 or the AMD equivalent.

Have you tried running some FPS tests on Beta yet? Would love to hear your experience!
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