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Upgrading my 570 sli to a 780

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Okay, so I purchased the msi twin frozr gtx 780 today, so it should come tomorrow :-) looking forward to seeing the improved performance! Games such as bioshock, skyrim and especially bf4 have struggled with the measly 1.25gb of vram.

My question is, should I use one of my 570s for physx or just sell them both? Also, do you reckon my i7 920 is going to bottleneck this card, at the moment it's overclocked at 3.66ghz but there seems to be headroom for a bigger overclock.

Cheers in advance guys and gals.

Edit: since I'm already running nvidia I assume I don't need to do anything with drivers as I'm on the latest ones, just pop in the card and away we go.
Edited by Liamo Luo - 11/4/13 at 2:26pm
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Sell both cards. A 570 is complete overkill for physx and a 780 should handle it just fine.
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Cool cheers, was hoping that would be the case :-)
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 2 x Samsung P2450 Razor Black Widow Cherry MX Blues Corsair HX750w 
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i7 920 @3.66ghz Asus P6T Deluxe V2 MSI Twin Frozr GTX 780 6gb DDR3 1333 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2 x 1TB Raid 1, 2 x 750gb Raid 0 Samsung Evo 250gb Samsung BD Drive H50 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 2 x Samsung P2450 Razor Black Widow Cherry MX Blues Corsair HX750w 
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